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