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Threatened fauna Mitchell Shire

Note: This page is intended to provide an overview of all known (including historic) records of fauna in Mitchell Shire which are considered threatened, poorly known, near threatened or extinct in Victoria.

 

Victorian conservation status

 
EW Extinct in Wild
RX Regionally Extinct
CR Critically Endangered
EN Endangered
VU Vulnerable
NT Near Threatened
DD Data Deficient
 

 

Common name

Scientific name

Conservation status

    Vic FFG

Mitchell Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis australis CR listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla palustris VU listed
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT  
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa VU  
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN listed
Brolga Grus rubicunda VU listed
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus victoriae NT
Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius EN listed
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia NT listed
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius VU listed
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia VU  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU  
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis NT listed
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea EN  
Diamond Dove Geopelia cuneata NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT  
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT  
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis temporalis EN listed
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae novaehollandiae VU listed
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica macrotarsa EN listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii NT nominated
Lewin's Rail Rallus pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta nigripes EN listed
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata EN  
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Plains-wanderer Pedionomus torquatus CR listed
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Purple-gaped Honeyeater Lichenostomus cratitius VU  
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrropygia pyrropygia NT  
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia CR listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa VU listed
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittata VU listed
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis NT
Spotted Quail-thrush Cinclosoma punctatum NT
Square-tailed Kite Lophoictinia isura VU listed
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor EN listed
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT  
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
     

Mitchell Shire – threatened mammals

Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Common Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii (GROUP)    
Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina VU
Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus megaphyllus VU listed
Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata NT  
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU
Southern Bettong Bettongia gaimardi gaimardi EX listed
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus obesulus NT listed
Southern Myotis Myotis macropus NT
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus CR listed
Squirrel Glider Petaurus norfolcensis EN listed
White-footed Rabbit-rat Conilurus albipes EX listed
       

Mitchell Shire – threatened fish

Australian Grayling Prototroctes maraena VU listed
Bluenose Cod (Trout Cod) Maccullochella macquariensis CR listed
Flat-headed Galaxias Galaxias rostratus VU listed
Freshwater Catfish Tandanus tandanus EN listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii VU listed
Southern Pygmy Perch Nannoperca australis (Murray-Darling lineage) VU  
       

Mitchell Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU  
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Lace Monitor Varanus varius EN  
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU  
Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar EN listed
Tussock Skink Pseudemoia pagenstecheri VU  
Woodland Blind Snake Ramphotyphlops proximus NT  
     

Mitchell Shire – threatened invertebrates

       
Golden Sun Moth Synemon plana CR listed
Large Ant Blue Butterfly Acrodipsas brisbanensis EN listed
Small Ant Blue Butterfly Acrodipsas myrmecophila CR listed

 

 

Data Source: Information in this table has been derived from the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Victoria, January 2016. Advisory List of Threatened Invertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2009)-pdf,  Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2013)-pdf  and Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Flora & Fauna Guarantee Act 1988, Threatened List, 2014 pdf (129 KB).

 

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