Nature conservation

Threatened species

Eastern Bristlebird - South Eastern Queensland: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Dasyornis brachypterus
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Eastern Bristlebird is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Queensland Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Scenic Rim Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Bristlebird - South Eastern Queensland is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Baeckea linifolia - Grevillea acanthifolia subsp. acanthifolia shrub/sedge swamp on sandstone, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Needlebush - banksia wet heath on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Prickly Tea-tree - sedge wet heath on sandstone plateaux, central and southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scented Paperbark wet heath on coastal lowlands in far southern South East Corner Bioregion
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Bracelet Honey-myrtle - Coast Tea-tree tall shrubland on headlands, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coastal sand Tea-tree - Banksia scrub
    • 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
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coastal foredune wattle scrub
      • Coastal sandstone rock plate heath
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • She-oak - Hairpin Banksia heathland on sandstone headlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Sydney Montane Heaths
      • Banksia - Red Bloodwood - Hard-leaved Scribbly Gum heathy open woodland on sandstone plateaux, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Fringe Myrtle - Blue Mountains Mallee Ash heath on skeletal sandstone plateaux of Morton NP, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Coastal sand mantle heath
      • Coastal sandplain heath
  • Rainforests
    • Cool Temperate Rainforests
      • Antarctic Beech cool temperate rainforest of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Dry Rainforests
      • 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
      • Black Booyong - Rosewood - Yellow Carabeen subtropical rainforest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • 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