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Threatened species

Eastern Grass Owl - South Eastern Queensland: Distribution and vegetation associations

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

Distribution of the species within this region

The Eastern Grass Owl is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Queensland Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia Region.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Burringbar-Conondale Ranges Known None
Clarence Lowlands Known None
Clarence Sandstones Predicted None
Scenic Rim Known None
Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Eastern Grass Owl - South Eastern Queensland 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
      • Central Hunter Swamp Oak Riparian Forest
      • Coastal Valleys Swamp Oak Riparian Forest
      • Estuarine Sea Rush Swamp Oak Forest
      • Estuarine Swamp Oak Twig-rush Forest
      • Northern Swamp Oak-Paperbark Forest
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Coastal Floodplain Swamp Paperbark Scrub
      • Coastal Sands Swamp Mahogany Rush Forest
      • Far North Mesophyll Paperbark Swamp Forest
      • Far North Paperbark Fern Swamp Forest
      • Far North Paperbark Gahnia Swamp Forest
      • Far North Sands Swamp Turpentine-Paperbark Forest
      • Hunter Coast Sandplain Sedge Paperbark Wetland
      • Northern Melaleuca quinquenervia Swamp Forest
      • Northern Sands Paperbark Sedge Low Forest
      • Northern Sands Swamp Mahogany Shrubby Rush Forest
      • Swamp Oak - Weeping Grass grassy riparian forest of the Hunter Valley
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    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • Northwest River Oak-Apple Forest
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Castlereagh Gravel Sedgeland
      • Coast Sands Baumea articulata Sedgeland
      • Coast Sands Cladium Sedgeland
      • Coast Sands Lepironia Sedgeland
      • Coastal Floodplain Phragmites Reedland
      • Estuarine Reedland
      • Far North Floodplain Fern-Forb Wetland
      • Far North Floodplain Forb-Sedge Wetland
      • Foredune Swale Marsh
      • Northern Lower Floodplain Eleocharis Wetland
      • Northern Sands Baloskion-Baumea Wetland
      • Northern Sands Baumea-Eleocharis Sedgeland
      • Northern Sands Chorizandra Sedgeland
      • Northern Sands Water Couch Wetland
      • Northern Sandy Floodplain Sedge Paperbark Wetland
      • Spirodella freshwater wetland
      • Sydney Coastal Headland Lagoon Sedgeland
      • Sydney Creekflat Wetland
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Coastal Clifftop Shrubby Marsh
      • Lower North Sands Swamp Scrub
      • Lower North Sands Wallum Bottlebrush Swamp Heath
      • Northern Lowland Clay Wet Heath
      • Northern Sand Swale Paperbark Sedge Shrubland
      • Northern Sandplain Wet Heath
      • Northern Sands Prickly Tea-tree Wet Shrubland
      • Sydney Coastal Sand Swamp Scrub
      • Sydney Coastal Sandstone Creekline Swamp Heath
      • Sydney Coastal Upland Swamp Heath
      • Sydney Sandstone Button Grass Sedgeland
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    • Inland Floodplain Swamps
      • Common Reed - Bushy Groundsel aquatic tall reedland grassland wetland of inland river systems
      • Cumbungi rushland wetland of shallow semi-permanent water bodies and inland watercourses
      • Marsh Club-rush wetland very tall sedgeland of inland watercourses, mainly Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Permanent and semi-permanent freshwater lakes wetland of the inland slopes and plains
      • Sedgeland - forbland wetland in depressions on valley flats of the NSW North-western Slopes
      • Shallow freshwater wetland sedgeland in depressions on floodplains on inland alluivial plains and floodplains
      • Warrego Grass - Nardoo wet grassland of the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Water Couch marsh grassland wetland of frequently flooded inland watercourses
      • Wetland on sodic soils in the Yetman-Yelarbon region, mainly Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
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  • Grasslands
    • Maritime Grasslands
      • Central Headland Grassland
      • Southern Headland Grassland
    • Semi-arid Floodplain Grasslands
      • Couch Grass grassland wetland on river banks and floodplains of inland river systems
      • Mitchell Grass grassland - chenopod low open shrubland on floodplains in the semi-arid (hot) and arid zones
      • Native Millet - Cup Grass grassland of the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Partly derived Windmill Grass - copperburr alluvial plains shrubby grassland of the Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Queensland Bluegrass +/- Mitchell Grass grassland on cracking clay floodplains and alluvial plains mainly the northern-eastern Darling Riverine Plains Bioregion
      • Rats Tail Couch sod grassland wetland of inland floodplains
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    • Western Slopes Grasslands
      • Bluegrass - Redleg Grass - Common Woodruff clay plain grassland of northern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Derived Wire Grass grassland of the NSW Brigalow Belt South Bioregion and Nandewar Bioregion
      • Liverpool Plains grassland mainly on basaltic black earth soils, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Plains Grass - Bluegrass grassland of the Nandewar and Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Slender Bamboo Grass - Spiny Saltbush grassland of the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Tumbledown Gum - ironbark - Porcupine Grass hummock grassland / low woodland of the Mount Kaputar to Bingara region, Nandewar Bioregion
      • Windmill Grass - Bluegrass derived grassland of the Moree plains of the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
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