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Threatened species

Eastern Hooded Dotterel - Sydney Basin: 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 Sydney Basin Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Illawarra Known None
Jervis Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Hooded Dotterel - Sydney Basin 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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