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Threatened fauna Nillumbik Shire

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

Nillumbik Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus dubius EN listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea NT
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT  
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN 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
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata VU listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea modesta VU listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey Goshawk Accipiter novaehollandiae  VU 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 Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta EN listed
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Lophocroa leadbeateri VU 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
Plains-wanderer Plains-wanderer CR listed
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Regent Honeyeater Anthochaera phrygia EN listed
Regent Parrot Polytelis anthopeplus monarchoides VU listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT  
Scarlet-chested Parrot Neophema splendida VU listed
Sooty Owl Tyto tenebricosa tenebricosa VU listed
Speckled Warbler Chthonicola sagittatus VU listed
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
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU
     

Nillumbik Shire – threatened mammals

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  
Eastern Quoll Dasyurus viverrinus RX listed
Greater Glider Petauroides volans VU  
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus VU listed
Southern Myotis Myotis macropus NT  
Spot-tailed Quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus EN listed
White-footed Dunnart Sminthopsis leucopus NT listed
       

Nillumbik Shire – threatened fishes

Australian Grayling Prototroctes maraena VU listed
Freshwater Catfish Tandanus tandanus EN listed
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii VU listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT listed
       

Nillumbik Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU  
Broad-shelled Turtle Chelodina expansa EN listed
Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Common Long-necked Turtle Chelodina longicollis DD  
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU  
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius VU  
     

Nillumbik Shire – threatened invertebrates

Eltham Copper Butterly Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida EN listed
Large Ant Blue Butterfly Acrodipsas brisbanensis EN 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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