Nature conservation

Threatened species

Comb-crested Jacana - South East Corner: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Irediparra gallinacea
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 21 Jun 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Comb-crested Jacana 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 Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Comb-crested Jacana - 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.

  • 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
      • Jointed Twig-rush sedgeland
      • Lepironia articulata sedgeland
      • Phragmites australis and Typha orientalis coastal freshwater wetlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • 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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    • Inland Floodplain Swamps
      • Permanent and semi-permanent freshwater lakes wetland of the inland slopes and plains
      • Pilliga tank gilgai wetland sedgeland rushland, 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
      • Swamp Paper-bark very tall shrubland wetland on sodic soils in the Pilliga Scrub region
      • Water Couch marsh grassland wetland of frequently flooded inland watercourses
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    • Montane Lakes
      • Basalt plateau lagoons of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Upland wetlands of the New England Tableland Bioregion