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Purple-crowned Lorikeet - South East Corner: Distribution and vegetation associations

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

Distribution of the species within this region

The Purple-crowned Lorikeet is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South East Corner Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
South East Coastal Ranges Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Purple-crowned Lorikeet - South East Corner 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 (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • North-west Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Woodlands
      • Northwest White Pine-Silver-leaved Ironbark Forest
      • Ulan Plutonic Hills Dry Forest
      • Upper Hunter Box-Blakelys Red Gum Grassy Forest
      • Western Hunter Broombush Grassy Scrub
      • Western Hunter Flats Apple-Gum Shrub Forest
      • Western Hunter Ironbark-Box Forest
      • Western Hunter Sandy Colluvial Gully Forest
      • Western Hunter Sandy Riparian Red Gum Shrub Forest
      • Western Hunter Trachyte Spinifex Forest
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    • Southern Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Apple-topped Gum - White Stringybark open forest on ridges and upper slopes in the Waalimma area, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Far South Escarpment Stringybark-Gum Forest
      • Far South Hinterland Dry Grassy Forest
      • Far South Sheltered Monkey Gum Forest
      • Maiden's Gum - White Stringybark shrubby open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Maiden's Gum - Yellow Box - Forest Red Gum grassy open forest of the Araluen Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Messmate - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Southeast Hinterland Dry Grassy Forest
      • Southeast Scarp Maidens Gum Forest
      • White Stringybark - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • White Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum - Maiden's Gum grassy open forest on granitic foothills and ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Upper Riverina Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Avisford Sandstone Moist Sheltered Forest
      • Central West Stony Hills Stringybark-Box Forest
      • Central West Stony Ranges Pine-Ironbark Forest
      • Central West Tumbledown Gum Grassy Forest
      • Mudgee Ranges Stony Slopes Shrub Forest
      • Murrumbidgee Currawang Rocky Shrubland
      • Nortons Box shrubby low woodland on sandstone and conglomerate escarpments in the far southern part of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Snowy Gorge White Box-Pine Woodland
      • Southwest Foothills Red Box-Stringybark Forest
      • Southwest Foothills Stringybark-Box Grassy Forest
      • Southwest Ranges Stringybark Exposed Forest
      • Southwest Ranges Stringybark-Box Sheltered Forest
      • Southwest Rockplate Shrub Woodland
      • White Box - Blakely's Red Gum - Red Box - Red Stringybark shrubby woodland on shallow soils on metamorphic hills in the Albury region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
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  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • South Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Bega Wet Shrub Forest
      • Far South Coastal Apple Gully Forest
      • Far South Hinterland Stringybark Sheltered Forest
      • Far South Lowland Creekflat Forest
      • Far South Riverflat Wet Forest
      • Far South Sandflat Ribbon Gum Forest
      • Shoalhaven Hinterland Peppermint Wet Gully Forest
      • South Coast Gully Shrub Forest
      • South Coast Hinterland Monkey Gum Wet Fern Forest
      • South Coast Ranges Moist Gully Forest
      • South Coast Riverflat Peppermint Forest
      • South Coast Riverflat Ribbon Gum Forest
      • South Coast Stringybark-Monkey Gum Wet Forest
      • Southeast Escarpment Flats Swamp Gum Forest
      • Southeast Hinterland Intermediate Shrub Forest
      • Southeast Hinterland Monkey Gum Moist Shrub Forest
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    • South East Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of hinterland ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Brogo Scarp Mallee Scrub
      • Bungonia Tableland Silvertop Ash-Stringybark Forest
      • Coondella Rhyolite Shrub Woodland
      • Deua Rocky Slopes Woila Gum Woodland
      • Far South Coastal Ranges Silvertop Ash Forest
      • Far South Hinterland Silvertop Ash Forest
      • Far South Lowland Depressions Shrub Forest
      • Goulburn-Lithgow Ranges Silvertop Ash Forest
      • Gourock Range Peppermint-Ash Shrub Forest
      • Gulaga Rocky Scrub
      • Gully Gum - Wallaby Bush shrubby woodland on rocky ridges of the ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Ironbark - Woollybutt - White Stringybark open forest on coastal hills, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Kanangra Peaks Silvertop Ash Forest
      • Mountain Grey Gum - White Stringybark open forest on sandstone mountain slopes, far south west South East Corner Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark heathy open forest on coastal foothills, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Black She-oak shrubby open forest on hills of the Bega Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest on hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby dry open forest on ridges in Wadbilliga NP, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - Rough-barked Apple shrubby open forest on the hinterland hills, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash - White Stringybark shrubby open forest of the escarpment ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash open forest on exposed ridges of the escarpment ranges, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Silvertop Ash shrubby open forest on escarpment ridges, central and northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • South Coast Escarpment Rocky Scrub
      • South Coast Foothills Dry Shrub Forest
      • South Coast Foothills Monkey Gum Sheltered Forest
      • South Coast Hinterland Bloodwood Forest
      • South Coast Hinterland Silvertop Ash Forest
      • South Coast Hinterland Yellow Stringybark Forest
      • South Coast Hinterland Yertchuk Forest
      • South Coast Lowland Blackbutt Forest
      • Southeast Foothills Stringybark Shrub Forest
      • Southeast Foothills Woollybutt Dry Shrub Forest
      • Southeast Hinterland Silvertop Ash-Stringybark Forest
      • Southeast Mountain Dry Shrub Forest
      • Southern Highlands Enriched Sandstone Forest
      • Southern Highlands Scribbly Gum Forest
      • White Stringybark - Narrow-leaved Peppermint dry open forest on hinterland hills, far south of the South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Mountain Grey Gum shrubby open forest on slopes of the hinterland ranges, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yellow Stringybark - Silvertop Ash open forest on dry slopes of the escarpment ranges, northern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Yertchuk - Silvertop Ash - Blue-leaved Stringybark shrubby open forest of the Wallagaraugh catchment, far southern South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Southern Wattle Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brogo Wattle Scrub
      • Snowy Gorge Currawang Shrub Woodland
      • Snowy Gorge Wattle Scrub
    • Western Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Central West Tumbledown Gum-Pine Shrub Forest
      • Dunedoo Sandstone Ironbark-Pine Forest
      • Durridgere Sandstone Ironbark Forest
      • Goulburn River Grassy Mallee Scrub
      • Goulburn River Ironbark Shrub Forest
      • Goulburn River Ironbark-Bloodwood Heathy Forest
      • Gulgong Ranges Stringybark-Ironbark Forest
      • Hunter Escarpment Ironbark Scrubby Low Forest
      • Hunter Escarpment Ironbark Wattle Scrub
      • Hunter Escarpment Wattle Scrub
      • Munghorn Sandstone Grey Gum-Stringybark Forest
      • Northern Wollemi Rocky Stringybark Forest
      • Northwest Felsic Rocky Gum Woodland
      • Northwest Wollemi Colluvial Apple Forest
      • Rough-barked Apple - White Stringybark dry open forest on lower slopes in the upper Tuross and Brogo River valleys, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Ulan Granite Scrub
      • Ulan Sandstone Damp Shrubland
      • Ulan Sandstone Ironbark-Pine Woodland
      • Upper Hunter Escarpment Colluvial Ironbark Forest
      • Upper Hunter Ranges Enriched Ironbark Forest
      • Upper Hunter Sandstone Stringybark-Ironbark Forest
      • Western Blue Mountains Escarpment Ironbark Forest
      • Western Hunter Broombush Mallee Shrubland
      • Western Hunter Caleys Ironbark Low Forest
      • Western Hunter Currawang Low Forest
      • Western Hunter Dwyers Red Gum-Pine Woodland
      • Western Hunter Escarpment Ironbark Forest
      • Western Hunter Grey Gum Sheltered Forest
      • Western Hunter Grey Gum-Stringybark Forest
      • Western Hunter Rockplate Micromyrtus Heath
      • Western Hunter Rocky Sandstone Ironbark Forest
      • Western Hunter Rocky Scrub
      • Western Hunter Scribbly Gum-Pine Woodland
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  • Forested wetlands
    • Inland Riverine Forests
      • Namoi-Upper Hunter River Red Gum Forest
      • River Red Gum - Black Box woodland wetland of the semi-arid (warm) climatic zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - Lignum very tall open forest or woodland wetland on floodplains of semi-arid (warm) climate zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - wallaby grass tall woodland wetland on the outer River Red Gum zone mainly in the Riverina Bioregion
      • River Red Gum - Warrego Grass - Couch Grass riparian tall woodland wetland of the semi-arid (warm) climate zone (Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • River Red Gum - Warrego Grass - herbaceous riparian tall open forest wetland mainly in the Riverina Bioregion
      • River Red Gum herbaceous-grassy very tall open forest wetland on inner floodplains in the lower slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and the eastern Riverina Bioregion.
      • River Red Gum swampy woodland wetland on cowals (lakes) and associated flood channels in central NSW
      • River Red Gum-sedge dominated very tall open forest in frequently flooded forest wetland along major rivers and floodplains in south-western NSW
      • Southwest Riverflat Red Gum Forest
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  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Forest Red Gum - Coast Grey Box shrubby open forest on steep hills in the Bega Valley, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum - Rough-barked Apple - White Stringybark grassy woodlands on hills in dry valleys, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Shoalhaven Lowland Spotted Gum-Paperbark Forest
      • Woollybutt - White Stringybark - Forest Red Gum grassy woodland on coastal lowlands, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • Floodplain Transition Woodlands
      • Yellow Box - River Red Gum tall grassy riverine woodland of NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion and Riverina Bioregion
    • Southern Tableland Grassy Woodlands
      • Southern Tableland Grassy Box Woodland
    • Western Slopes Grassy Woodlands
      • Capertee Marl Grassy Box Woodland
      • Central West Creekflat Grassy Woodland
      • Central West Flats Grassy Box Woodland
      • Central West Flats Inland Grey Box Grassy Forest
      • Central West Valleys White Box Forest
      • Honeysuckle Range Serpentinite Outcrop Woodland
      • Liverpool Range Red Gum-Yellow Box Forest
      • Northwest Basalt Box Plains Grass Woodland
      • Northwest Basalt Grassland-Woodland Complex
      • Northwest Elevated White Box Woodland
      • Northwest Flats Box-Blakelys Red Gum Forest
      • Northwest Flats Yellow Box Woodland
      • Northwest Slopes Box-Apple Woodland
      • Northwest White Box Sparse Grassy Woodland
      • Southwest Hills White Box-Blakelys Red Gum Forest
      • Southwest Ranges White Box Woodland
      • Southwest Slopes Box-Blakelys Red Gum Grassy Woodland
      • Upper Hunter Sheltered Viney Shrub Forest
      • Western Blue Mountains White Box Forest
      • Western Hunter Creekflat Apple Grassy Forest
      • White Box grassy woodland in the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
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  • Heathlands
    • South Coast Heaths
      • Eurobodalla Headland Heath
      • Far Southeast Coastal Lowland Heath
      • Mount Nadgee Heath
      • 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