Threatened fauna Southern Grampians Shire

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

Southern Grampians Shire - threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN listed
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius EN listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Azure Kingfisher Alcedo azurea NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla VU listed
Barking Owl Ninox connivens EN listed
Black-chinned Honeyeater Melithreptus gularis NT
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT
Blue-billed Duck Oxyura australis EN listed
Brolga Grus rubicunda VU listed
Brown Treecreeper Climacteris picumnus victoriae NT
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren Hylacola pyrrhopygia VU listed
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos VU
Diamond Firetail Stagonopleura guttata NT listed
Eastern Great Egret Ardea alba modesta VU listed
Elegant Parrot Neophema elegans VU
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
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 Rallus pectoralis VU listed
Little Button-quail Turnix velox NT
Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata EN listed
Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae EN listed
Musk Duck Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus NT
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fuva VU
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus NT
Painted Honeyeater Grantiella picta VU listed
Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius NT
Powerful Owl Ninox strenua VU listed
Red Knot Calidris canutus EN  
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo Calyptorhynchus banksi EN listed
Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia CR listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
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

Southern Grampians Shire - threatened mammals

Brush-tailed Phascogale Phascogale tapoatafa VU listed
Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata CR listed
Common Bent-wing Bat Miniopterus schreibersii CR listed
Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina VU
Eastern Barred Bandicoot Perameles gunnii EW listed
Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata NT
Long-nosed Potoroo Potorous tridactylus NT listed
Smoky Mouse Pseudomys fumeus NT listed
Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus obesulus NT listed
Yellow-bellied Sheathtail Bat Saccolaimus flaviventris DD listed

Southern Grampians Shire - threatened fishes

Dwarf Galaxias (Little Galaxias) Galaxiella toourtkoourt  EN listed
Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Mountain Galaxias Galaxias olidus - listed
Variegated Pygmy Perch Nannoperca variegata VU listed
Yarra Pigmy Perch Nannoperca obscura VU listed

Southern Grampians Shire - threatened reptiles & amphibians

Brown Toadlet Pseudophryne bibronii EN listed
Eastern Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU  
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Southern Toadlet Pseudophryne semimarmorata VU
Striped Legless Lizard Delma impar EN listed
Striped Worm-Lizard Aprasia striolata NT listed
Swamp Skink Egernia coventryi VU listed
Tree Goanna (Lace Monitor) Varanus varius EN  



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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