Nature conservation

Threatened species

Eastern Ground Parrot - South Eastern Highlands: Distribution and vegetation associations

Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 05 Jan 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The Eastern Ground Parrot is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Highlands Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Bungonia Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Ground Parrot - South Eastern Highlands 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
      • Northern Swamp Oak-Paperbark Forest
      • Southern Estuarine Swamp Paperbark Creekflat Scrub
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Far North Floodplain Paperbark-Swamp Oak Forest
      • Far North Paperbark Gahnia Swamp Forest
      • Northern Estuarine Paperbark Sedge Forest
      • Northern Melaleuca quinquenervia Swamp Forest
      • Northern Sands Swamp Mahogany Shrubby Rush Forest
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Box swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
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  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Coast Sands Baumea articulata Sedgeland
      • Coastal freshwater meadows and forblands of lagoons and wetlands
      • Northern Sands Baloskion-Baumea Wetland
      • Northern Sands Baumea-Eleocharis Sedgeland
      • Soft Twig-rush Sedgeland of North Coast Wallum Swamps
      • Southern Lower Floodplain Freshwater Wetland
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Budawang Damp Swamp Heath
      • Budderoo-Morton Damp Swamp Heath
      • Coastal sand swamp scrub
      • Coastal upland damp heath swamp
      • Coastal upland wet heath swamp
      • Far Southeast Lowland Heath Swamp
      • Needlebush - banksia wet heath on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Northern Lowland Clay Wet Heath
      • Northern Sandplain Saw-sedge-Fern Swamp Heath
      • Northern Sandplain Wet Heath
      • Prickly Tea-tree - sedge wet heath on sandstone plateaux, central and southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Shoalhaven Lowland Heath
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Creekline Swamp Heath
      • Sydney Coastal Upland Swamp Heath
      • Sydney Sandstone Button Grass Sedgeland
      • Wet heathland and shrubland of coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • Montane Bogs and Fens
      • Coral Heath - tea-tree wet heath of escarpment ranges and eastern tablelands, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Tableland swamp meadow on impeded drainage sites of the western Sydney Basin Bioregion and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
  • Grasslands
    • Maritime Grasslands
      • Northern Headland Grassland
      • Southern Headland Grassland
      • Themeda australis sod tussock grassland of coastal areas of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Bracelet Honey-myrtle - Coast Tea-tree tall shrubland on headlands, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coastal Foredune Wattle Scrub
      • Far Southeast Headland Scrub
      • Northern Lowland Graminoid Clay Heath
    • South Coast Heaths
      • Far Southeast Coastal Lowland Heath
      • Mount Nadgee Heath
      • Scrub She-oak - Swamp Banksia coastal lowland heath, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Banksia - Slender Tea-tree wet heath on Mt Nadgee, southern South East Corner Bioregion
    • Southern Montane Heaths
      • Bracelet Honey-myrtle - Australian Indigo dry shrubland on volcanics, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Dwarf She-oak closed heathland of escarpment ranges, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Illawarra Basalt Melaleuca Scrub
      • Kunzea ambigua - Bracelet Honey-myrtle shrubland on rhyolite outcrops, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Kunzea ambigua - Correa reflexa shrubland on skeletal granitic substrates, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Southern Escarpment Montane Heath
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    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Coastal sandstone rock plate heath
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • She-oak - Hairpin Banksia heathland on sandstone headlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Shoalhaven Rockplate Heath
      • Southern Sydney Rockplate Heath
      • Sydney Coastal Headland Cliff Scrub
      • Woronora Plateau Heath-Mallee
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    • Sydney Montane Heaths
      • Banksia - Red Bloodwood - Hard-leaved Scribbly Gum heathy open woodland on sandstone plateaux, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Morton Plateau Rocky Heath-Woodland
    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Coastal sandplain heath
      • Far North Sandplain Wallum Heath
      • Graminoid clay heaths of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Lower North Sandplain Wallum Heath
      • Northern Sandplain Damp Wallum Heath