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Threatened species

Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas - Sydney Basin: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Endangered Population
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Cumberland Known Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai LGAs
Pittwater Known Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai LGAs
Yengo Known Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai LGAs

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Gang-gang Cockatoo population in the Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas - Sydney Basin 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 (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Coastal enriched sandstone dry forest
      • Coastal sandstone foreshores forest
      • Coastal sandstone gully forest
      • Coastal sandstone riparian forest
      • Hornsby enriched sandstone exposed woodland
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Sydney Peppermint heathy open forest on slopes of dry sandstone gullies of western and southern Sydney, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney ironstone Bloodwood-Silvertop Ash forest
      • Sydney North exposed sandstone woodland
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    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Hawkesbury River Escarpment dry forest
      • Red Bloodwood - Grey Gum woodland on the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Yellow Bloodwood - ironbark shrubby woodland of the dry hinterland of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion