Nature conservation

Threatened species

Saving our Species (SoS) strategies

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Threatened species, populations, ecological communities or key threatening processes

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Common nameScientific nameSpecies typeSoS strategySpecies profile
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Giant FernAngiopteris evectaFerns and Cycads Angiopteris evecta SoS strategy Angiopteris evecta species profile
Heart-leaved Star HairAstrotricha cordataShrubs Astrotricha cordata SoS strategy Astrotricha cordata species profile
Yellow SatinheartBosistoa transversaTrees Bosistoa transversa SoS strategy Bosistoa transversa species profile
White-crowned SnakeCacophis harriettaeReptiles Cacophis harriettae SoS strategy Cacophis harriettae species profile
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisBirds Calidris tenuirostris SoS strategy Calidris tenuirostris species profile
Harnieria hygrophiloidesHarnieria hygrophiloidesHerbs and Forbs Harnieria hygrophiloides SoS strategy Harnieria hygrophiloides species profile
Archer's CarexCarex archeriHerbs and Forbs Carex archeri SoS strategy Carex archeri species profile
Greater Sand-ploverCharadrius leschenaultiiBirds Charadrius leschenaultii SoS strategy Charadrius leschenaultii species profile
Lesser Sand-ploverCharadrius mongolusBirds Charadrius mongolus SoS strategy Charadrius mongolus species profile
Gympie StingerDendrocnide moroidesShrubs Dendrocnide moroides SoS strategy Dendrocnide moroides species profile

Key management sites

Your search returned one or more sites that are restricted due to the sensitive nature of either the species or the site. Individuals involved in management on these sites can access detailed information via the database.
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Peery Lake Salt Pipewort (Eriocaulon carsonii) Central Darling  ActivePriority management site
Mt. Poole Small-leaved Little Dry Shrub (Xerothamnella parvifolia) Unincorporated  ActivePriority management site
Clarence River Estuary Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Clarence Valley  ProposedPriority management site
Shoalhaven Estuary Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Goulburn Mulwaree, Shoalhaven  ActivePriority management site
Hunter Estuary and Port Stephens Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Mid-Coast, Newcastle, Port Stephens  ActivePriority management site
Richmond River Estuary Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Ballina, Byron, Lismore, Richmond Valley  ProposedPriority management site
Manning River Estuary Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) Mid-Coast  ProposedPriority management site
Clarence River Estuary Greater Sand-plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) Clarence Valley  ProposedPriority management site
Hunter Estuary and Port Stephens Greater Sand-plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Mid-Coast, Newcastle, Port Stephens  ActivePriority management site
Manning River Estuary Greater Sand-plover (Charadrius leschenaultii) Mid-Coast  ProposedPriority management site

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Common nameScientific nameSpecies type
Giant FernAngiopteris evectaFerns and Cycads
Heart-leaved Star HairAstrotricha cordataShrubs
Yellow SatinheartBosistoa transversaTrees
White-crowned SnakeCacophis harriettaeReptiles
Great KnotCalidris tenuirostrisBirds
Harnieria hygrophiloidesHarnieria hygrophiloidesHerbs and Forbs
Archer's CarexCarex archeriHerbs and Forbs
Greater Sand-ploverCharadrius leschenaultiiBirds
Lesser Sand-ploverCharadrius mongolusBirds
Gympie StingerDendrocnide moroidesShrubs
Salt PipewortEriocaulon carsoniiHerbs and Forbs
Oldenlandia galioidesOldenlandia galioidesHerbs and Forbs
Silver IndigoIndigofera leucotrichaShrubs
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaBirds
Short-footed Screw FernLindsaea brachypodaFerns and Cycads
Spotted Tree FrogLitoria spenceriAmphibians
Coast EuodiaMelicope vitifloraTrees
Yellow-footed Rock-wallabyPetrogale xanthopusMarsupials
Lacy PomaderrisPomaderris elachophyllaShrubs
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereusBirds
Rotala tripartitaRotala tripartitaHerbs and Forbs
Holly-leaf GrevilleaGrevillea ilicifolia subsp. ilicifoliaShrubs
Southern Scrub-robinDrymodes brunneopygiaBirds
Striated FieldwrenCalamanthus fuliginosusBirds
Small-leaved Little Dry ShrubXerothamnella parvifoliaShrubs
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaBirds
Clover GlycineGlycine latrobeanaHerbs and Forbs
Wild OrangeCapparis canescensShrubs
Cucumis althaeoidesCucumis althaeoidesHerbs and Forbs