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Threatened species

Freckled Duck - Nandewar: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Stictonetta naevosa
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Freckled Duck is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Nandewar Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Inverell Basalts Predicted None
Nandewar Northern Complex Predicted None
Peel Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Freckled Duck - Nandewar is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Coastal floodplain sedgelands, rushlands, and forblands of the North Coast
      • Floodplain wetlands of the coastal lowlands, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak floodplain swamp forest, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • River Red Gum / River Oak riparian woodland wetland in the Hunter Valley
      • Tea-tree shrubland of drainage areas of the slopes and tablelands
    • Inland Riverine Forests
      • 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 - 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 riparian tall woodland / open forest wetland in the Nandewar Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • River Red Gum swampy woodland wetland on cowals (lakes) and associated flood channels in central NSW
      • River Red Gum tall to very tall open forest / woodland wetland on rivers on floodplains mainly in the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • River Red Gum-sedge dominated very tall open forest in frequently flooded forest wetland along major rivers and floodplains in south-western NSW
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  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Cladium procerum coastal freshwater wetland
      • Coastal freshwater lagoons of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coastal freshwater meadows and forblands of lagoons and wetlands
      • Coastal freshwater swamps of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Common Reed on the margins of estuaries and brackish lagoons along the New South Wales coastline
      • Jointed Twig-rush sedgeland
      • Lepironia articulata sedgeland
      • Phragmites australis and Typha orientalis coastal freshwater wetlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red-fruit Saw-sedge - Baumea - Coral Fern shrubby sedgeland on the margins of freshwater coastal lagoons along the New South Wales coastline
      • Spirodella freshwater wetland
      • Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland
      • Typha rushland
      • Water Couch - Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland of the Central Coast and lower Hunter
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Woolly Water lily - Sand Couch coastal freshwater wetland
    • Inland Floodplain Shrublands
      • Budda Pea - Channel Millet ephemeral reedland wetland on floodplains in north-western NSW
      • Canegrass swamp tall grassland wetland of drainage depressions, lakes and pans of the inland plains
      • Eurah shrubland of inland floodplains
      • Golden Goosefoot shrubland wetland in swamps of the arid and semi-arid (hot summer) zones
      • Lignum shrubland wetland of the semi-arid (warm) plains (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • Lignum shrubland wetland on floodplains and depressions of the Mulga Lands Bioregion, Channel Country Bioregion in the arid and semi-arid (hot) climate zones
      • Lignum shrubland wetland on regularly flooded alluvial depressions in the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion and Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Nitre Goosefoot shrubland wetland on clays of the inland floodplains
      • River Coobah swamp wetland on the floodplains of the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Swamp Paper-bark shrubland wetland ringing depressions in the Mulga Lands Bioregion
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    • Inland Floodplain Swamps
      • Artesian Mound Spring sedgeland wetland mainly of the Mulga Lands Bioregion
      • Common Reed - Bushy Groundsel aquatic tall reedland grassland wetland of inland river systems
      • Cumbungi rushland wetland of shallow semi-permanent water bodies and inland watercourses
      • Cyperus - Typha sedgeland wetland of the arid zone climate zone
      • Gilgai wetland mosaic in the southern NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Marsh Club-rush wetland very tall sedgeland of inland watercourses, mainly Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Permanent and semi-permanent freshwater lakes wetland of the inland slopes and plains
      • Pilliga tank gilgai wetland sedgeland rushland, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Reedland - tussock grass - segeland fen swampy wetland of impeded creeks in southern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Riparian sedgeland rushland wetland of the Pilliga to Goonoo sandstone forests, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Sedgeland - forbland wetland in depressions on valley flats of the NSW North-western Slopes
      • Sedgeland fen wetland of spring-fed or runoff-fed creeks in the southern Pilliga - Warrumbungle Range region, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Shallow freshwater wetland sedgeland in depressions on floodplains on inland alluivial plains and floodplains
      • Shallow marsh wetland of regularly flooded depressions on floodplains mainly in the semi-arid (warm) climatic zone (mainly Riverina Bioregion and Murray Darling Depression Bioregion)
      • Swamp Paper-bark very tall shrubland wetland on sodic soils in the Pilliga Scrub region
      • Warrego Grass - Nardoo wet grassland of the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Water Couch marsh grassland wetland of frequently flooded inland watercourses
      • Wetland on sodic soils in the Yetman-Yelarbon region, mainly Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
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    • Montane Lakes
      • Basalt plateau lagoons of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Upland wetlands of the New England Tableland Bioregion