Nature conservation

Threatened species

Pied Oystercatcher - Ocean: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Haematopus longirostris
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Pied Oystercatcher is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Ocean Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Batemans Shelf Known None
Hawkesbury Shelf Known None
Manning Shelf Known None
South Pacific Ocean Predicted None
Tweed-Moreton Known None
Twofold Shelf Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Pied Oystercatcher - Ocean 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 Freshwater Lagoons
      • Coastal Floodplain Phragmites Reedland
      • Estuarine Reedland
      • Far North Floodplain Fern-Forb Wetland
      • Far North Floodplain Forb-Sedge Wetland
      • Far North Floodplain Paperbark Sedge Wetland
      • Foredune Swale Marsh
      • Northern Lower Floodplain Eleocharis Wetland
      • Northern Sands Baloskion-Baumea Wetland
      • Northern Sands Baumea-Eleocharis Sedgeland
      • Northern Sands Water Couch Wetland
      • Northern Sandy Floodplain Sedge Paperbark Wetland
      • Pambula Dune Swale Red Gum Swamp Woodland
      • South Coast Dune Sea Spray Wetland
      • Southern Lower Floodplain Freshwater Wetland
      • Southern Sands Freshwater Lagoon Wetland
      • Sydney Coastal Headland Lagoon Sedgeland
      • Sydney Creekflat Wetland
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    • Montane Bogs and Fens
      • Central and Southern Tableland Swamp Meadow Complex
      • Kosciuszko Western Flanks Wet Meadow
    • Montane Lakes
      • Tableland Semi-permanent Shallow Wetlands
  • Saline wetlands
    • Mangrove Swamps
      • Estuarine mangrove forest
    • Saltmarshes
      • Coastal Headland Sea Spray Grassland
      • Estuarine Club Rush-Arrowgrass Wetland
      • Estuarine saltmarsh
      • Paspalum vaginatum-Samphire Saltmarsh
      • Prickly Couch-Sea Rush Saltmarsh
      • Saltmarsh complex of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Saltmarsh Estuarine Complex
      • Samphire Saltmarsh
      • South Coast Bracelet Honey-myrtle Sea Rush Saltmarsh
      • South Coast Spear-grass Saltmarsh
      • Sporobolus virginicus Saltmarsh
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    • Seagrass Meadows
      • Seagrass Meadows