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Encounter Maria Island

20/10/2017

Encounter Maria Island's new ferry Osprey V, that will allow even more visitors to enjoy one of the State's best tourism attractions, was launched today.More

Progress on Cradle Mountain Master Plan

19/10/2017

An important milestone in the Cradle Mountain Master Plan project has been reached following a competitive tender process, with Cumulus Studio chosen to design the Cradle Mountain gateway precinct and the Dove Lake viewing shelter.More

Exciting new proposal for Tasmania's South East Cape

16/10/2017

Award-winning local tourism operator Ian Johnstone can now progress a new project to lease and licence negotiations under the Tourism Opportunities in Tasmania's National Parks, Reserves and Crown Land process.More

Narawntapu National Park

Animal Species List

E = endemic to Tasmania T = Listed in the Schedules of the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995

Terrestrial Mammals

Ornithorhynchus anatinus Platypus
Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus Echidna
Antechinus minimus minimus Swamp Antechinus
Dasyurus maculatus maculatus Spotted-tailed Quoll
Dasyurus viverrinus Eastern Quoll
Sarcophilus harrisii Tasmanian Devil
Sminthopsis leucopus leucopus White-footed Dunnart
Isoodon obesulus affinus Brown Bandicoot
Perameles gunnii Eastern Barred Bandicoot
Vombatus ursinus tasmaniensis Common Wombat
Pseudocheirus peregrinus viverrinus Ringtail Possum
Trichosurus vulpecula fuliginosus Brushtail Possum
Cercartetus nanus nanus Eastern Pygmy Possum
Bettongia gaimardi Bettong E
Potorous tridactylus apicalis Potoroo
Macropus giganteus tasmaniensis Forester Kangaroo
Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus Bennetts Wallaby
Thylogale billardierii Tasmanian Pademelon E
Hydromys chrysogaster Water Rat
Rattus lutreolus Swamp Rat

Bats

Vespadelus spp. Vespadelus
Nyctophilus spp. Long-eared Bat
Chalinolobus spp. Wattled Bat

Birds

Note:Bird species names follow the taxonomy of Christidis &Boles (1994)

Coturnix ypsilophora Brown Quail
Oxyura australis Blue-billed Duck
Biziura lobata Musk Duck
Cygnus atratus Black Swan
Cereopsis novaehollandiae Cape Barren Goose
Tadorna tadornoides Australian Shelduck
Chenonetta jubata Australian Wood duck
Anas superciliosa Pacific Black Duck
Anas rhynchotis Australasian Shoveler
Anas gracilis Grey Teal
Anas castanea Chestnut Teal
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae Australasian Grebe
Poliocephalus poliocephalus Hoary-headed Grebe
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe T
Eudyptula minor Little Penguin
Morus serrator Australasian Gannet
Phalacrocorax melanoleucos Little Pied Cormorant
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris Little Black Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo Great Cormorant
Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian Pelican
Egretta novaehollandiae White-faced Heron
Egretta garzetta Little Egret
Ardea pacifica White-necked Heron
Ardea alba Great Egret
Botaurus poiciloptilus Australasian Bittern
Haliaeetus leucogaster White-bellied Sea-Eagle
Circus approximans Swamp Harrier
Accipiter fasciatus Brown Goshawk
Aquila audax Wedge-tailed Eagle T
Falco berigora Brown Falcon
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon
Falco cenchroides Nankeen Kestrel
Rallus pectoralis Lewin 's Rail
Porzana tabuensis Spotless Crake
Gallinula mortierii Tasmanian Native Hen
Fulica atra Eurasian Coot
Limosa lapponica Bar-tailed Godwit
Numenius madagascariensis Eastern Curlew
Calidris ruficollis Red-necked Stint
Calidris melanotus Pectoral Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper
Haematopus longirostris Pied Oystercatcher
Haematopus fuliginosus Sooty Oystercatcher
Pluvialis fulva Pacific Golden Plover
Charadrius ruficapillus Red-capped Plover
Charadrius bicinctus Double-banded Plover
Elseyornis melanops Black-fronted Dotterel
Thinornis rubricollis Hooded Plover
Vanellus tricolor Banded Lapwing
Vanellus miles Masked Lapwing
Larus pacificus Pacific Gull
Larus novaehollandiae Silver Gull
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern
Sterna bergii Crested Tern
Sterna hirundo Common Tern
Phaps chalcoptera Brush Bronzewing
Calyptorhynchus funereus Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo
Platycercus caledonicus Green Rosella
Lathamus discolor Swift Parrot T
Neophema chrysostoma Blue-winged Parrot
Pezoporus wallicus Ground Parrot
Cuculus pallidus Pallid Cuckoo
Cacomantis flabelliformis Fan-tailed Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx basalis Horsfields Bronze-Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx lucidus Shining Bronze-Cuckoo
Ninox novaeseelandiae Southern Boobook
Tyto novaehollandiae Masked Owl
Tyto alba Barn Owl
Podargus strigoides Tawny Frogmouth
Hirundapus caudacutus White-throated Needletail
Dacelo novaeguineae Laughing Kookaburra
Malurus cyaneus Superb Fairy-Wren
Pardalotus punctatus Spotted Pardalote
Pardalotus striatus Striated Pardalote
Sericornis humilis Tasmanian Scrubwren
Calamanthus fuliginosus Striated Fieldwren
Acanthiza pusilla Brown Thornbill
Acanthiza ewingii Tasmanian Thornbill
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa Yellow-rumped Thornbill
Anthochaera paradoxa Yellow Wattlebird
Anthochaera chrysoptera Little Wattlebird
Lichenostomus flavicollis Yellow-throated Honeyeater
Melithreptus validirostris Strong-billed Honeyeater
Melithreptus affinus Black-headed Honeyeater
Phylidonyros pyrrhoptera Crescent Honeyeater
Phylidonyros novaehollandiae New Holland Honeyeater
Phylidonyris melanops Tawny-crowned Honeyeater
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris Eastern Spinebill
Epthianura albifrons White-fronted Chat
Petroica multicolor Scarlet Robin
Petroica phoenicea Flame Robin
Melanodryas vittata Dusky Robin
Pachycephala olivacea Olive Whistler
Pachycephala pectoralis Golden Whistler
Colluricincla harmonica Grey Shrike-Thrush
Myiagra cyanoleuca Satin Flycatcher
Rhipidura fuliginosa Grey Fantail
Cocacina novaehollandiae Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike
Artamus cyanopterus Dusky Wood Swallow
Cracticus torquatus Grey Butcherbird
Strepera fuliginosa Black Currawong
Strepera versicolor Grey Currawong
Corvus tasmanicus Forest Raven
Alauda arvensis Skylark
Anthus novaeseelandiae Richard's Pipit
Passer domesticus House Sparrow
Stagonopleura bella Beautiful Firetail
Carduelis chloris European Greenfinch
Carduelis carduelis European Goldfinch
Hirundo neoxena Welcome Swallow
Hirundo nigricans Tree Martin
Megalurus gramineus Little Grassbird
Zosterops lateralis Silvereye
Zoothera lunulata Bassian Thrush
Turdus merula Common Blackbird
Sturnus vulgaris Starling

Terrestrial reptiles

Tympanocryptis diemensis Mountain Dragon
Bassiana duperryi Three-lined Skink
Cyclodomorphus casuarinae She-oak Skink
Egernia whitei White's Skink
Lampropholis delicata Delicate Grass Skink
Niveoscincus metallicus Metallic Skink
Niveoscincus ocellatus Spotted Skink
Niveoscincus pretiosus Tasmanian Tree Skink
Tiliqua nigrolutea Blotched Blue-tongue Lizard
Austrelaps superbus Copperhead
Drysdalia coronoides White-lipped Whip Snake
Notechis ater Tiger Snake

Amphibians

Crinia signifera Brown Froglet
Litoria ewingi Brown Tree Frog
Litoria raniformis Green and Gold Frog T
Limnodynastes dumerili Eastern Banjo Frog
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis Spotted Marsh Frog
Geocrinia laevis Smooth Froglet (not recorded in recent times)

Exotic And Feral Species

Mus musculus House Mouse
Rattus rattus Black Rat
Oryctolagus cuniculus Rabbit
Felis catus Cat