Purple-crowned Lorikeet - NSW South Western Slopes: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 07 Sep 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Purple-crowned Lorikeet is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW South Western Slopes Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Inland Slopes Known Currently only recorded from vicinity of Murray River, but potentially anywhere downstream of Hume Dam
Lower Slopes Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Purple-crowned Lorikeet - NSW South Western Slopes is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • Southern Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Apple-topped Gum - White Stringybark open forest on ridges and upper slopes in the Waalimma area, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Maiden's Gum - White Stringybark shrubby open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Maiden's Gum - Yellow Box - Forest Red Gum grassy open forest of the Araluen Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Messmate - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills and ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Upper Riverina Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Nortons Box shrubby low woodland on sandstone and conglomerate escarpments in the far southern part of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • White Box - Blakely's Red Gum - Red Box - Red Stringybark shrubby woodland on shallow soils on metamorphic hills in the Albury region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • South East Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of hinterland ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Gully Gum - Wallaby Bush shrubby woodland on rocky ridges of the ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Ironbark - Woollybutt - White Stringybark open forest on coastal hills, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Mountain Grey Gum - White Stringybark open forest on sandstone mountain slopes, far south west South East Corner Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark heathy open forest on coastal foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Black She-oak shrubby open forest on hills of the Bega Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby dry open forest on ridges in Wadbilliga NP, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Rough-barked Apple shrubby open forest on the hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark shrubby open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash open forest on exposed ridges of the escarpment ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash shrubby open forest on escarpment ridges, central and northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Narrow-leaved Peppermint dry open forest on hinterland hills, far south of the South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest on slopes of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Silvertop Ash open forest on dry slopes of the escarpment ranges, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yertchuk - Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of the Wallagaraugh catchment, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Rough-barked Apple - White Stringybark dry open forest on lower slopes in the upper Tuross and Brogo River valleys, South East Corner Bioregion
  • Forested wetlands
    • Inland Riverine Forests
      • River Red Gum - Black Box woodland wetland of the semi-arid (warm) climatic zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - Lignum very tall open forest or woodland wetland on floodplains of semi-arid (warm) climate zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - wallaby grass tall woodland wetland on the outer River Red Gum zone mainly in the Riverina Bioregion
      • River Red Gum - Warrego Grass - Couch Grass riparian tall woodland wetland of the semi-arid (warm) climate zone (Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - Warrego Grass - herbaceous riparian tall open forest wetland mainly in the Riverina Bioregion
      • River Red Gum herbaceous-grassy very tall open forest wetland on inner floodplains in the lower slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and the eastern Riverina Bioregion.
      • River Red Gum swampy woodland wetland on cowals (lakes) and associated flood channels in central NSW
      • River Red Gum-sedge dominated very tall open forest in frequently flooded forest wetland along major rivers and floodplains in south-western NSW
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  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Crimson Bottlebrush - Scented Paperbark wet heath in the hinterland hills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Scented Paperbark wet heath on coastal lowlands in far southern South East Corner Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Forest Red Gum - Coast Grey Box shrubby open forest on steep hills in the Bega Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum - Rough-barked Apple - White Stringybark grassy woodlands on hills in dry valleys, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Woollybutt - White Stringybark - Forest Red Gum grassy woodland on coastal lowlands, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • Floodplain Transition Woodlands
      • Yellow Box - River Red Gum tall grassy riverine woodland of NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and Riverina Bioregion
    • Western Slopes Grassy Woodlands
      • White Box grassy woodland in the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
  • Heathlands
    • South Coast Heaths
      • Scrub She-oak - Swamp Banksia coastal lowland heath, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Banksia - Slender Tea-tree wet heath on Mt Nadgee, southern South East Corner Bioregion