Threatened fauna Corangamite Shire

Note: This page is intended to provide an overview of all known (including historic) records of fauna in the Corangamite Shire which are considered threatened under the FFG Threatened List 2021. 

 

Victorian conservation status

 
EW Extinct in Wild
RX Regionally Extinct
CR Critically Endangered
EN Endangered
VU Vulnerable

 

Common name

 

Scientific name

Conservation status

      Victorian FFG threatened list

Corangamite Shire – threatened birds

Australasian Bittern   Botaurus poiciloptilus CR  
Australian Painted Snipe   Rostratula benghalensis CR  
Australasian Shoveler   Anas rhynchotis VU
Australian Bustard   Ardeotis australis CR  
Azure Kingfisher   Alcedo azurea -
Baillon's Crake   Porzana pusilla -  
Barking Owl   Ninox connivens CR  
Black Falcon   Falco subniger CR
Black-browed Albatross   Thalassarche melanophris - only EPBC
Black-chinned Honeyeater   Melithreptus gularis -
Black-faced Cormorant   Phalacrocorax fuscescens -
Blue-billed Duck   Oxyura australis VU  
Brolga   Grus rubicunda EN  
Bush Stone-curlew   Burhinus grallarius CR  
Caspian Tern   Sterna caspia VU  
Chestnut-rumped Heathwren   Hylacola pyrrhopygia VU  
Common Sandpiper   Actitis hypoleucos VU  
Diamond Dove   Geopelia cuneata VU  
Eastern Great Egret   Arda modesta VU  
Fairy Tern   Sterna nereis CR  
Freckled Duck   Stictonetta naevosa EN  
Gang-gang Cockatoo   Callocephalon fimbriatum EN
Glossy Ibis   Plegadis falcinellus -
Grey Goshawk   Accipiter novaehollandiae EN  
Grey-headed Albatross   Thalassarche chrysostoma EN  
Ground Parrot   Pezoporus wallicus EN  
Gull-billed Tern   Sterna nilotica EN  
Hardhead   Aythya australis VU
Hooded Plover   Thinornis rubricollis VU  
Hooded Robin   Melanodryas cucullata VU  
Latham's Snipe   Gallinago hardwickii -  
Lewin's Rail   Rallus pectoralis VU  
Little Eagle   Hieraaetus morphnoides VU  
Little Egret   Egretta garzetta nigripes EN  
Magpie Goose   Anseranas semipalmata VU  
Masked Owl   Tyto novaehollandiae CR  
Musk Duck   Biziura lobata VU
Nankeen Night Heron   Nycticorax caledonicus -
Orange-bellied Parrot   Neophema chrysogaster CR  
Pacific Golden Plover   Pluvialis fulva VU
Pacific Gull   Larus pacificus -
Pied Cormorant   Phalacrocorax varius -
Plains-wanderer   Pedionomus torquatus CR  
Plumed Egret   Ardea intermedia plumifera CR  
Powerful Owl   Ninox strenua VU  
Red Knot   Calidris canutus EN
Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo   Calyptorhynchus banksi EN  
Royal Spoonbill   Platalea regia -
Rufous Bristlebird (Otway)   Dasyornis broadbenti caryochrous VU  
Sanderling   Calidris alba -
Shy Albatross   Diomedea cauta EN  
Spotted Harrier   Circus assimilis -
Swift Parrot   Lathamus discolor CR  
Wandering Albatross   Diomedea exulans CR  
Whimbrel   Numenius phaeopus EN
Whiskered Tern   Chlidonias hybridus -
White-bellied Sea-Eagle   Haliaeetus leucogaster EN  
White-throated Needletail   Hirundapus caudacutus EN
White-winged Black Tern   Chlidonias leucopterus -
Wood Sandpiper   Tringa glareola EN
       

Coranagamite Shire – threatened mammals

Broad-toothed Rat   Mastacomys fuscus VU  
Common Bent-wing Bat southern s.sp.   Miniopterus schreibersii bassanii CR  
Eastern Barred Bandicoot   Perameles gunnii EN  
Fat-tailed Dunnart   Sminthopsis crassicaudata VU
Grey-headed Flying-fox   Pteropus poliocephalus VU  
Long-nosed Potoroo   Potorous tridactylus EN  
Platypus   Ornithorhynchus anatinus VU  
Sea-lion   Neophoca cinerea EN  
Southern Brown Bandicoot   Isoodon obesulus obesulus EN  
Southern Right Whale   Eubalaena australis EN  
Spot-tailed Quoll   Dasyurus maculatus EN  
Swamp Antechinus   Antechinus minimus VU  
White-footed Dunnart   Sminthopsis leucopus VU  
Yellow-bellied Glider   Petaurus australis australis VU  
         

Corangamite Shire – threatened fishes

Dwarf Galaxias (Little Galaxias)   Galaxiella toourtkoourt EN  
Golden Perch   Macquaria ambigua -
Silver Perch   Bidyanus bidyanus EN  
Yarra Pigmy Perch   Nannoperca obscura VU  
         

Corangamite Shire – threatened reptiles & amphibians

Corangamite Water Skink   Eulamprus tympanum marnieae EN  
Growling Grass Frog   Litoria raniformis VU  
Leathery Turtle   Dermochelys coriacea CR  
Southern Toadlet   Pseudophryne semimarmorata EN
Striped Legless Lizard   Delma impar EN  
Swamp Skink   Egernia coventryi EN  
         

Corangamite Shire – threatened invertebrates

Murray Spiny Cray   Euastacus armatus NT  
Water beetle species   Hygrobia australasiae VU  
Crustacea
       
Glenelg Spiny Crayfish   Euastacus bispinosus EN  
Hairy Burrowing Crayfish  
Engaeus sericatus
VU  
Otway Bush Yabby   Geocharax tasmanicus EN  

 

Note: - blank spaces indicate species previously on Advisory lists which have been reassessed as not threatened in Victoria.

Data Source: Information in this table has been derived from the Victorian Biodiversity Atlas (VBA), Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Victoria, 2021.  Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act Threatened List (FFG Threatened List,  June 2023). Advisory List of Threatened Invertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2009),  Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Advisory List of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna in Victoria (2013)  and Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning.