Animal List

The following is a list of all animal species that have been identified on Cooleman Ridge.


Category Sub Category Family Genus Species Common Name Native Frequency Newsletter Source
InsectAntFormicidaeRhytidoponerametallicaGreenhead antYesUnknownCNM
MammalBatVespertilionidaeNyctophilusgeoffroyiLesser Long-eared Bat YesUnknownCNM
InsectBeeApideaeAmegillacingulataCommon Blue banded BeeYesUnknownDecember 2014Group
InsectBeeApideaeApismelliferaWestern (European) HoneybeesNoUnknownNovember 2014Group
InsectBee FliesBombyliidaeVillasp.Unidentified Villa bee FlyYesUnknownCNM
InsectBeetleScarabaeidaeAnoplognathusparapulchellaChristmas BeetleYesUnknownJanuary 2015Group
BirdParrotCacatuidaeEolophusroseicapillusGalahYesCommonGroup
InsectBlowflyCalliphoridaeCalliphoraaugurLesser Brown Blowfly or Bluebodied BlowflyYesUnknownJanuary 2014Group
BirdColonial NesterArdeidaeBubulcusibisCattle Egret YesUnknownCNM
BirdColonial NesterArdeidaeArdeapacificaWhite-necked HeronYesUncommonGroup
BirdColonial NesterArdeidaeEgrettanovaehollandiaeWhite-faced HeronYesCommonGroup
BirdColonial NesterArdeidaeNycticoraxcaledonicusNankeen Night-HeronYesUncommonGroup
BirdColonial NesterPelecanidaePelecanusconspicillatusAustralian Pelican YesUnknownCNM
BirdColonial NesterPhalacrocoracidaeMicrocarbomelanoleucosLittle Pied CormorantYesCommonGroup
BirdColonial NesterThreskiornithidaeThreskiornisspinicollisStraw-necked IbisYesCommonGroup
OtherCrustaceanParastacidaeCheraxdestructorYabbyYesUnknownMarch 2013Group
BirdCuckooCuculidaeCacomantisflabelliformisFan-tailed CuckooYesRareGroup
BirdCuckooCuculidaeCacomantispallidusPallid CuckooYesRareGroup
BirdCuckooCuculidaeChalcitesbasalisHorsfields Bronze-CuckooYesRareGroup
BirdCuckooCuculidaeChalciteslucidusShining Bronze-CuckooYesRareGroup
BirdCuckooCuculidaeEudynamysorientalisEastern Koel YesUnknownCNM
BirdCuckooCuculidaeScythropsnovaehollandiaeChannel-billed Cuckoo YesUnknownCNM
ReptileDragonAgamidaePogonabarbataEastern bearded dragonYesUnknownGroup
InsectDragonfliesLibellulidaeOrthetrumcaledonicumBlue Skimmer YesUnknownCNM
InsectFlyMuscidaeMuscavetustissimaAustralian bush flyYesUnknownNovember 2013Group
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeCriniaparinsigniferaPlains Froglet YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeCriniasigniferaCommon Eastern Froglet YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeLimnodynastesperoniiBrown-striped Frog YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeLimnodynastestasmaniensisSpotted Grass Frog YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeLitoriaperoniiPeron's Tree-frog YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeLitoriaverreauxiiWhistling Tree-frog YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeNeobatrachussudelliSpotted Burrowing Frog YesUnknownCNM
AmphibiansFrogMyobatrachidaeUperoleialaevigataSmooth Toadlet YesUnknownCNM
ReptileGeckoGekkonidaeChristinusmarmoratusMarbled GeckoYesUnknownApril 2012Group
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeAnthochaeraphrygiaRegent Honeyeater YesUnknownCNM
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeCaligavischrysopsYellow-faced Honeyeater YesUnknownCNM
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeAcanthorhynchustenuirostrisEastern SpinebillYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeAnthochaeracarunculataRed WattlebirdYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeLichenostomusfuscusFuscous HoneyeaterYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeLichenostomusleucotisWhite-eared HoneyeaterYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeLichenostomuspenicillatusWhite-plumed HoneyeaterYesRareGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeLichenostomuschrysopsYellow-faced HoneyeaterYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeManorinamelanocephalaNoisy MinerYesRareDecember 2012Group
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeMelithreptusbrevirostrisBrown-headed HoneyeaterYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaeMelithreptuslunatusWhite-naped HoneyeaterYesRareGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaePhilemoncorniculatusNoisy FriarbirdYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaePhylidonyrispyrrhopterusCrescent HoneyeaterYesCommonGroup
BirdHoneyeaterMeliphagidaePhylidonyrisnovaehollandiaeNew Holland HoneyeaterYesUncommonGroup
InsectHoppersCicadellidaeEurymeloidespulchraGumtree hopper YesUnknownCNM
InsectHover FlySyrphidaeMelangynaviridicepsCommon Hover FlyYesUnknownDecember 2013Group
MammalKangaroo & WallabyMacropodidaeMacropusgiganteusEastern Grey KangarooYesUnknownGroup
MammalKangaroo & WallabyMacropodidaeMacropusrufogriseusRed-necked WallabyYesUnknownMarch 2015Group
MammalKangaroo & WallabyMacropodidaeMacropusrobustusWallaroo YesUnknownCNM
MammalKangaroo & WallabyMacropodidaeWallabiabicolorSwamp Wallaby YesUnknownCNM
BirdLarge BirdsPtilonorhynchidaePtilonorhynchusviolaceusSatin BowerbirdYesCommonGroup
BirdLarge BirdsArtamidaeStreperaversicolorGrey Currawong YesUnknownCNM
BirdLarge BirdsAlcedinidaeDacelonovaeguineaeLaughing KookaburraYesCommonGroup
BirdLarge BirdsArtamidaeCracticustibicenAustralian MagpieYesCommonGroup
BirdLarge BirdsArtamidaeStreperagraculinaPied CurrawongYesCommonGroup
BirdLarge BirdsCorcoracidaeCorcoraxmelanorhamphosWhite-winged ChoughYesCommonGroup
BirdLarge BirdsCorvidaeCorvuscoronoidesAustralian RavenYesCommonJanuary 2009Group
BirdLarge BirdsCorvidaeCorvusmelloriLittle RavenYesCommonGroup
ReptileLegless LizardPygopodidaeDelmainornataOlive Legless-lizard YesUnknownCNM
ReptileLegless LizardPygopodidaeAprasianovaehollandiaePink-tailed worm-lizardYesUnknownGroup
BirdMedium BirdsAcanthizidaeCincloramphusmathewsiRufous SonglarkYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsAlcedinidaeTodiramphussanctusSacred KingfisherYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsAnatidaeChthonicolasagittataSpeckled WarblerYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsApodidaeHirundapuscaudacutusWhite-throated NeedletailYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsArtamidaeArtamuscyanopterusDusky WoodswallowYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsArtamidaeArtamussuperciliosusWhite-browed WoodswallowYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsArtamidaeCracticustorquatusGrey ButcherbirdYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsCampephagidaeCoracinanovaehollandiaeBlack-faced Cuckoo-shrikeYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsCampephagidaeLalagetricolorWhite-winged TrillerYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsClimacteridaeCormobatesleucophaeaWhite-throated TreecreeperYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsCoraciidaeEurystomusorientalisDollarbirdYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsHirundinidaeHirundoneoxenaWelcome SwallowYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMeropidaeMeropsornatusRainbow Bee-eaterYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMonarchidaeGrallinacyanoleucaMagpie-larkYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMonarchidaeMyiagrarubeculaLeaden FlycatcherYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMonarchidaeMyiagrainquietaRestless FlycatcherYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMonarchidaeMyiagracyanoleucaSatin FlycatcherYesUncommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsMotacillidaeAnthusnovaeseelandiaeAustralian PipitYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsOriolidaeOriolussagittatusOlive-backed OrioleYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsOriolidaePachycephalapectoralisGolden WhistlerYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsPachycephalidaeColluricinclaharmonicaGrey Shrike-thrushYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsPachycephalidaePachycephalarufiventrisRufous WhistlerYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsPasseridaePasserdomesticusHouse SparrowNoCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsPhasianidaeCoturnixypsilophoraBrown QuailYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsPhasianidaeCoturnixpectoralisStubble QuailYesRareGroup
BirdMedium BirdsRhipiduridaeRhipidurafuliginosaGrey FantailYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsRhipiduridaeRhipiduraleucophrysWillie WagtailYesCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsSturnidaeSturnustristisCommon MynaNoCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsSturnidaeSturnusvulgarisCommon StarlingNoCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsTurdidaeTurdusmerulaCommon BlackbirdNoCommonGroup
BirdMedium BirdsTurnicidaeTurnixvariusPainted Button-quailYesUncommonGroup
MammalMonotremeTachyglossidaeTachyglossusaculeatusShort-beaked echidnaYesUnknownGroup
InsectMothAnthelidaeChelepteryxcollesiWhite-stemmed Gum MothYesUnknownFebruary 2015Group
InsectNoctuid MothsNoctuidaeApinacallistoPasture Day Moth YesUnknownCNM
BirdNocturnal BirdPodargidaePodargusstrigoidesTawny FrogmouthYesCommonGroup
BirdNocturnal BirdStrigidaeNinoxnovaeseelandiaeSouthern BoobookYesRareGroup
InsectNymphsNymphalidaeCharaxessemproniusTailed Emperor YesUnknownCNM
InsectNymphsNymphalidaeHeteronymphaparadelphaSpotted Brown YesUnknownCNM
InsetNymphsNymphalidaeHeteronymphameropeCommon Brown ButterflyYesUnknownApril 2011Group
BirdOther BirdLaridaeChroicocephalusnovaehollandiaeSilver Gull YesUnknownCNM
BirdOther BirdRallidaeFulicaatraEurasian Coot YesUnknownCNM
BirdOther BirdRallidaeGallinulatenebrosaDusky Moorhen YesUnknownCNM
BirdOther BirdRallidaePorphyrioporphyrioPurple Swamphen YesUnknownCNM
BirdOther BirdPodicipedidaeTachybaptusnovaehollandiaeAustralasian GrebeYesCommonJune 2013Group
BirdOther BugsCoreidaeMictisprofanaCrusader bug YesUnknownCNM
InsectParasitic WaspBraconidaeCallibraconcapitatorWhite Flank Black Braconid WaspYesUnknownCNM
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCacatualeadbeateriMajor Mitchells Cockatoo YesUnknownCNM
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCacatuasanguineaLittle CorellaYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCacatuatenuirostrisLong-billed CorellaYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCacatuagaleritaSulphur-crested CockatooYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCallocephalonfimbriatumGang-gang CockatooYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotCacatuidaeCalyptorhynchusfunereusYellow-tailed Black-CockatooYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotPsittaculidaeNeophemachrysostomaBlue-winged Parrot YesUnknownCNM
BirdParrotPsittaculidaePolytelisswainsoniiSuperb Parrot YesUnknownCNM
BirdParrotPsittacidaeAlisterusscapularisAustralian King-ParrotYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotPsittaculidaePlatycercuselegansCrimson RosellaYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotPsittaculidaePlatycercuseximiusEastern RosellaYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotPsittaculidaePsephotushaematonotusRed-rumped ParrotYesCommonGroup
BirdParrotPsittaculidaeTrichoglossushaematodusRainbow LorikeetYesCommonGroup
BirdPigeons and DovesColumbidaeColumbaliviaRock Dove NoUnknownCNM
BirdPigeons and DovesColumbidaeGeopeliastriataPeaceful DoveYesUncommonGroup
BirdPigeons and DovesColumbidaeOcyphapslophotesCrested PigeonYesCommonGroup
BirdPigeons and DovesColumbidaePhapschalcopteraCommon BronzewingYesRareJuly 2010Group
BirdPigeons and DovesColumbidaeStreptopeliachinensisSpotted Dove NoUnknownCNM
MammalPredator PlacentalsCanidaeCanislupusDingo / Wild Dog YesUnknownCNM
MammalPredator PlacentalsCanidaeVulpesvulpesRed Fox NoUnknownCNM
MammalRabbits & HaresLeporidaeOryctolaguscuniculusEuropean Rabbit NoUnknownCNM
MammalRabbits & HaresLeporidaeLepuscapensisBrown Hare NoUnknownCNM
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeAccipiterfasciatusBrown GoshawkYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeAccipitercirrocephalusCollared SparrowhawkYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeAquilaaudaxWedge-tailed EagleYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeElanusaxillarisBlack-shouldered KiteYesRareGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeHieraaetusmorphnoidesLittle EagleYesUncommonGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeCircusassimilisSpotted Harrier YesUnknownCNM
BirdRaptorFalconidaeFalcolongipennisAustralian HobbyYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorFalconidaeFalcoberigoraBrown FalconYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorFalconidaeFalcocenchroidesNankeen KestrelYesCommonGroup
BirdRaptorAccipitridaeHaliastursphenurusWhistling Kite YesUnknownCNM
BirdRaptorFalconidaeFalcoperegrinusPeregrine FalconYesCommonGroup
BirdShorebirdCharadriidaeVanellusmilesMasked LapwingYesCommonGroup
ReptileSkinkScincidaeLampropholisdelicataDelicate Skink YesUnknownCNM
ReptileSkinkScincidaeMorethiaboulengeriBoulenger's Skink YesUnknownCNM
ReptileSkinkScincidaeCtenotusrobustusEastern Striped SkinkYesUnknownGroup
ReptileSkinkScincidaeEgerniacunninghamiCunningham's skinkYesUnknownMarch 2011Group
ReptileSkinkScincidaeTiliquaScincoidesEastern Blue Tongued LizardYesUnknownGroup
BirdSmall BirdsCisticolidaeCisticolaexilisGolden-headed CisticolaYesRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeAcanthizapusillaBrown ThornbillYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeAcanthizareguloidesBuff-rumped ThornbillYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeAcanthizalineataStriated ThornbillYesRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeAcanthizachrysorrhoaYellow-rumped ThornbillYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeAphelocephalaleucopsisSouthern WhitefaceYesRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeGerygoneolivaceaWhite-throated GerygoneYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeSericornisfrontalisWhite-browed ScrubwrenYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsAcanthizidaeSmicrornisbrevirostrisWeebillYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsDicaeidaeDicaeumhirundinaceumMistletoebirdYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsEstrildidaeNeochmiatemporalisRed-browed FinchYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsEstrildidaeStagonopleuraguttataDiamond FiretailYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsEstrildidaeTaeniopygiabichenoviiDouble-barred FinchYesUncommonJune 2012Group
BirdSmall BirdsFringillidaeCardueliscarduelisEuropean GoldfinchNoRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsHirundinidaePetrochelidonnigricansTree MartinYesRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsMaluridaeMaluruscyaneusSuperb Fairy-wrenYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsNeosittidaeDaphoenosittachrysopteraVaried SittellaYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPardalotidaePardalotuspunctatusSpotted PardaloteYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPardalotidaePardalotusstriatusStriated PardaloteYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPetroicidaePetroicaphoeniceaFlame RobinYesRareGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPetroicidaePetroicagoodenoviiRed-capped RobinYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPetroicidaePetroicaroseaRose RobinYesUncommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsPetroicidaePetroicamulticolorScarlet RobinYesCommonGroup
BirdSmall BirdsEstrildidaeTaeniopygiaguttataZebra Finch YesUnknownCNM
BirdSmall BirdsZosteropidaeZosteropslateralisSilvereyeYesCommonGroup
ReptileSnakeElapidaePseudechisporphyriacusRed-Belly Black SnakeYesUnknownGroup
ReptileSnakeElapidaePseudonajatextilisEaster Brown SnakeYesUnknownGroup
ReptileSnakeTyphlopidaeRamphotyphlopsnigrescensBlackish Blind SnakeYesUnknownCNM
BirdSwallowtailsPapilionidaePapilioanactusDainty Swallowtail YesUnknownCNM
InsectTiger Moths ErebidaeUtetheisapulchelloidesHeliotrope Moth YesUnknownCNM
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeAnasgracilisGrey TealYesCommonGroup
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeAnassuperciliosaPacific Black DuckYesCommonGroup
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeAythyaaustralisHardheadYesUncommonGroup
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeChenonettajubataAustralian Wood DuckYesCommonGroup
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeCygnusatratusBlack Swan YesUnknownCNM
BirdWaterfowlAnatidaeSpatularhynchotisAustralasian Shoveler YesUnknownCNM
InsectWhites & YellowsPieridaeBelenoisjavaCaper WhiteYesUnknownCNM
MammalWombat / KoalaVombatidaeVombatusursinusCommon WombatYesUnknownSeptember 2013Group
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