Local Wildlife at Risk

This is a list of wildlife that has been seen in the area by residents and river users.

Frogs:

Brown Tree Frog (Litoria ewingii) – Colony currently exists on site at 647-649 Victoria Street

Eastern Banjo Frog/Pobblebonk (Limnodynastes dumerilii)

Turtles:

Eastern Snake-necked turtle (Chelodina longicollis)

Lizards:

Marbled Gecko (Christinus marmoratus)

Eastern Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii lesueurii)

Water Skink (Eulamprus tympanum)

Delicate Skink (Lampropholis delicata)

Garden Skink (Lampropholis guichenoti)

Weasel Skink (Saproscincus mustelinus)

Blotched/Southern Blue Tongued Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea)

Eastern Blue Tongued Skink (Tiliqua scincoides)

Stumpy Tail/Shingleback Lizard (Trachydosaurus rugosus)

Snakes:

Eastern Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus)

Birds:

Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)

Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa)

Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)

Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)

Darter (Anhinga melanogaster)

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)

Cattle Egret (Ardea ibis)

Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus oxillaris)

Perigrine Falcon (Falco perigrinus)

Brown Goshawk (Accipter fasciatus)

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)

Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus)

Red-rumped Parrot (Psephotus haemotonotus)

Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorynchus funereus)

Australian King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis)

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)

Corella (Cacatua tenuirostris)

Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius)

Tawny Frogmouth (Podurgus strigoides)

Laughing Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)

Sacred Kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)

Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)

Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala)

Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca)

Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys)

Grey Butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)

Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)

Lewin’s Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)

Crested Shrike-tit (Falunculus frontatus)

Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)

Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis)

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)

Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus)

Bell Miner (Manorina melanophrys)

Black-faced cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)

Pied Currawong (Strepera graculina)

Mammals:

Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Common Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus)

Grey-headed Flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus)

Bush Rat (Rattus fuscipes)

Rakali/Water Rat (Hydromys chrysogaster)

Insects (small selection):

Common Bluetail/Damselfly (Ischnura heterosticta)

Southern Riffle Darner/Dragonfly (Notoaeschna sagittata)

Green Mantid (Orthodera ministralis)

Large Brown Mantid (Archimantis latistylus)

Katydid (Caedicia sp.)

Stick Insect (Ctenomorpha chronus)

Common Hover Fly (Melangyna viridiceps)

Cicada (Cyclochilia australasiae)

Christmas Beetle (Anoplagnathus spp.)

Golden Stag Beetle (Lamprima aurata)

Common Spotted Ladybird (Harmonia conformis)

Australian Painted Lady Butterfly (Vanessa kershawi)

Dainty Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio anactus)

Fish:

Short-finned Eel (Anguilla australis)

 

 

We would like to thank local residents and concerned river users for these contributions. If you have more environmental information about the area, please contact us. We will publish your information, with attribution, or you may remain anonymous if you wish.

Residents and river users have valuable insights and information to share and these deserve to be heard by our politicians and the wider community.