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Threatened fauna Murrindindi Shire

Note: This page is intended to provide an overview of all known (including historic) records of fauna in Murrindindi 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

Murrindindi Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus dubius EN 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 Falcon Falco subniger 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
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Calamanthus pyrrhopygius VU listed
Crested Bellbird Oreoica gutturalis NT listed
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata VU listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae  VU listed
Ground Cuckoo-shrike Coracina maxima VU listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Helmeted Honeyeater Lichenostomus melanops cassidix CR listed
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii NT nominated
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT
Little Egret Egretta garzetta EN listed
Magpie Goose Anseranas semipalmata NT listed
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae novaehollandiae EN listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia EN listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT  
Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa VU listed
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittatus 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
Turquoise Parrot Neophema pulchella NT listed
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
     

Murrindindi Shire – threatened mammals

Broad-toothed Rat Mastacomys fuscus mordicus EN listed
Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Common Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii (GROUP)    
Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina murina VU  
Eastern Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus megaphyllus megaphyllus VU listed
Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus NT  
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU  
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus VU listed
Leadbeater's Possum Gymnobelideus leadbeateri EN listed
Smoky Mouse Pseudomys fumeus NT listed
Southern Myotis Myotis macropus NT  
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus EN listed
White-footed Dunnart Sminthopsis leucopus NT listed
White-footed Rabbit-rat Conilurus albipes EX listed
       

Murrindindi Shire – threatened fishes

Australian Grayling Prototroctes maraena VU listed
Barred Galaxias Galaxias fuscus CR listed
Bluenose Cod (Trout Cod) Maccullochella macquariensis CR listed
Dwarf Galaxias Galaxiella pusilla VU listed
Flat-headed Galaxias Galaxias rostratus VU
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii VU listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
Southern Pygmy Perch Nannoperca australis (Murray-Darling lineage) VU  
       

Murrindindi Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Alpine Bog Skink Pseudemoia cryodroma EN listed
Alpine Tree Frog Litoria verreauxii alpina CR listed
Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Dendy's Toadlet Pseudophryne dendyi DD  
Glossy Grass Skink Pseudemoia rawlinsoni VU  
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU  
Spotted Tree Frog Litoria spenceri CR listed
Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar EN listed
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius VU  
Tussock Skink Pseudemoia pagenstecheri VU  
     

Murrindindi Shire – threatened invertebrates

Aquatic Invertebrate Canthocamptus dedeckkeri DD  
Aquatic Invertebrate Canthocamptus mammillifurca DD  
Aquatic Invertebrate Archaeophylax canarus DD  
Aquatic Invertebrate Plectrotarsus gravenhorstii DD  
Golden Sun Moth Synemon plana CR listed
Murray Spiny Crayfish Euastacus armatus NT 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, Land, Water & Planning, Flora & Fauna Guarantee Act 1988, Threatened List, May 2015 pdf (129 KB).

 

 

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