Nature conservation

Threatened species

Eastern Bristlebird - Sydney Basin: 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 Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Ettrema Known None
Illawarra Known None
Jervis Known None
Moss Vale Known None
Pittwater Known None
Sydney Cataract Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Bristlebird - Sydney Basin 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