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Threatened fauna Yarriambiack Shire

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

Yarriambiack Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern Australasian Bittern EN listed
Australasian Shoveler Anas rhynchotis VU
Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis CR listed
Australian Pratincole Stiltia isabella NT
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla VU listed
Black Falcon Falco subniger VU
Black-chinned Honeyeater Melithreptus gularis NT
Black-eared Cuckoo Chrysococcyx osculans NT
Black-eared Miner Manorina melanotis CR listed
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 Quail-thrush Cinclosoma castanotus NT
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 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 Curlew Numenius madagascariensis VU  
Eastern Great Egret Ardea alba modesta VU listed
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae NT  
Freckled Duck Stictonetta naevosa EN listed
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus NT
Grey-crowned Babbler Pomatostomus temporalis EN listed
Grey Falcon Falco hypoleucos EN listed
Ground Cuckoo-shrike Coracina maxima VU listed
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica EN listed
Hardhead Aythya australis VU
Hooded Robin Melanodryas cucullata NT listed
Inland Dotterel Charadrius australis VU
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia EN listed
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
Major Mitchell's Cockatoo Cacatua leadbeateri VU listed
Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata EN listed
Mallee Emu-wren Stipiturus mallee EN listed
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis VU  
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
Purple-gaped Honeyeater Lichenostomus cratitius VU
Red-backed Kingfisher Todiramphus pyrrhopygia NT
Red-chested Button-quail Turnix pyrrhothorax VU listed
Redthroat Pyrrholaemus brunneus EN listed
Red Knot Calidris canutus EN  
Regent Honeyeater Xanthomyza phrygia CR listed
Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia NT
Rufous Fieldwren Calamanthus campestris NT
Slender-billed Thornbill Acanthiza iredalei NT listed
Spotted Bowerbird Ptilonorhynchus maculatus CR listed
Spotted Harrier Circus assimilis NT
Striated Grasswren Amytornis striatus NT
Swift Parrot Lathamus discolor EN listed
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola VU  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus VU
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybridus NT
White-bellied Sea-Eagle Haliaeetus leucogaster VU listed
White-browed Treecreeper Climacteris affinis VU listed
White-throated Needletail Hirundapus caudacutus VU  

Yarriambiack Shire – threatened mammals

Common Dunnart Sminthopsis murina VU
Fat-tailed Dunnart Sminthopsis crassicaudata NT
Grey-headed Flying-fox Pteropus poliocephalus VU listed
Little Pygmy-possum Cercartetus lepidus NT
Mallee Ningaui Ningaui yvonneae NT
Mitchell's Hopping-mouse Notomys mitchelli NT
Silky Mouse Pseudomys apodemoides NT
Western Pygmy-possum Cercartetus concinnus NT
Yellow-bellied Sheathtail Bat Saccolaimus flaviventris DD listed

Yarriambiack Shire – threatened fishes

Golden Perch Macquaria ambigua NT
Macquarie Perch Macquaria australasica EN listed
Murray Cod Maccullochella peelii peelii VU listed

Yarriambiack Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Bandy Bandy Vermicella annulata VU listed
Eastern Bearded Dragon Pogona barbata VU
Growling Grass Frog Litoria raniformis EN listed
Hooded Scaly-foot Pygopus schraderi CR listed
Mallee Worm-Lizard Aprasia aurita VU listed
Masters' Snake Drysdalia mastersii EN  

Yarriambiack Shire – threatened invertebrates

Bitterbush Blue Butterfly Theclinesthes albocincta EN listed
Pale Sun Moth Synemon selene CR  
Sun Moth Synemon sp c.f. selene 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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