Nature conservation

Threatened species

Eastern Hooded Dotterel - Ocean: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Critically Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 13 Oct 2021

Distribution of the species within this region

The Eastern Hooded Dotterel is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Ocean Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Hooded Dotterel - Ocean 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 Creekflat Layered Grass-Sedge Swamp Forest
      • Estuarine Sea Rush Swamp Oak Forest
      • Estuarine Swamp Oak Twig-rush Forest
      • Estuarine Swamp Oak-Mangrove Forest
      • Southern Estuarine Swamp Paperbark Creekflat Scrub
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Coast Sands Baumea articulata Sedgeland
      • Coast Sands Cladium Sedgeland
      • Coast Sands Lepironia Sedgeland
      • Coastal Floodplain Phragmites Reedland
      • Estuarine Reedland
      • Foredune Swale Marsh
      • Pambula Dune Swale Red Gum Swamp Woodland
      • South Coast Dune Sea Spray Wetland
      • South Coast Sands Shrub Swamp
      • Southern Lower Floodplain Freshwater Wetland
      • Southern Sands Freshwater Lagoon Wetland
      • Sydney Coastal Headland Lagoon Sedgeland
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Far Southeast Lowland Heath Swamp
      • Jervis Bay Headland Dune Wet Heath
  • Grasslands
    • Maritime Grasslands
      • Central Headland Grassland
      • Southern Headland Grassland
      • Spinifex Strandline Grassland
      • Tollgate Island Littoral Scrub
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Coastal Foredune Wattle Scrub
      • Coastal Headland Clay Heath
      • Far Southeast Headland Scrub
    • South Coast Heaths
      • Eurobodalla Headland Heath
      • Far Southeast Coastal Lowland Heath
    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Shoalhaven Rockplate Heath
      • Southern Sydney Rockplate Heath
      • Sydney Coastal Headland Cliff Scrub
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Headland Heath
  • Saline wetlands
    • Mangrove Swamps
      • Grey Mangrove-River Mangrove Forest
    • Saltmarshes
      • Coastal Headland Sea Spray Grassland
      • Estuarine Club Rush-Arrowgrass Wetland
      • Paspalum vaginatum-Samphire Saltmarsh
      • Prickly Couch-Sea Rush Saltmarsh
      • Samphire Saltmarsh
      • South Coast Bracelet Honey-myrtle Sea Rush Saltmarsh
      • South Coast Selliera-Sea Rush Swamp Oak Saltmarsh
      • South Coast Spear-grass Saltmarsh
      • Sporobolus virginicus Saltmarsh
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