Nature conservation

Threatened species

Albert's Lyrebird - Northern Rivers: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Menura alberti
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 07 Sep 2012

Distribution of the species within this region

The Albert's Lyrebird is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Northern Rivers Catchment Management Region.

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CMA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Clarence Lowlands Known north of Evans Head
Murwillumbah (Qld - Southeast Hills and Ranges) Known None
Richmond - Tweed (Qld - Scenic Rim) (Part A) Known None
Richmond - Tweed (Qld - Scenic Rim) (Part B) Known None
Woodenbong Known None

Important habitat requirements within region

Habitat Details
Breeding Habitat Wettest rainforests or wet sclerophyll forests, with mesic understorey. Higher densities associated with a canopy of eucalypts compared with rainforest lacking eucalypts.
Foraging Habitat As breeding habitat.
Time of year species identifiable (if flora) or best detected (if fauna) All Year

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Albert's Lyrebird - Northern Rivers is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it. Find out more about vegetation formations, classes and types .

Detailed information on each of the Vegetation Types listed below can be found on the Biometric page of this website. The table has been seperated into Catchment Management Areas.

  • Rainforests
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Black Bean - Weeping Lilly Pilly riparian rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Hoop Pine - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Shatterwood - Giant Stinging Tree - Yellow Tulipwood dry rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Coachwood - Soft Corkwood - Crabapple warm temperate rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Hill Kanuka - Tea-tree low closed forest on escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Sassafras - Crabapple - Soft Corkwood warm temperate rainforest of the North Coast
    • Subtropical Rainforests
      • Giant Stinging Tree - Fig dry subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Pepperberry - Giant Stinging Tree - Fig lowland rainforest in the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Soft Corkwood - Yellow Carabeen - Cryptocarya spp. subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • White Booyong - Fig subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box moist forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Flooded Gum - Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Pink Bloodwood - Tallowwood moist open forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Northern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion