Nature conservation

Threatened species

Little Tern - South East Corner: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Sternula albifrons
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Little Tern 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
Bateman Known None
East Gippsland Lowlands Known None
South East Coastal Ranges Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Little Tern - 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.

  • Saline wetlands
    • Mangrove Swamps
      • Estuarine mangrove forest
      • Mangrove - Black Mangrove low closed forest of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Grey Mangrove low closed forest of the NSW Coastal Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Milky Mangrove low closed forest of the North Coast
      • Mangrove - River Mangrove low closed forest of the NSW Coastal Bioregion
      • Mangrove - Spider Mangrove low closed forest of the northern North Coast
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    • Saltmarshes
      • Estuarine saltmarsh
      • Saltmarsh complex of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Saltmarsh Estuarine Complex
    • Seagrass Meadows
      • Seagrass Meadows