Thick-billed grasswren (Amytornis modestus inexpectatus) – extinct species listing

The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee, established under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (the Act), has made a Final Determination to list Amytornis modestus inexpectatus (Matthews, 1912), Thick-billed Grasswren, as an EXTINCT SPECIES in Part 1 of Schedule 3 of the Act and, as a consequence, to omit reference to Amytornis modestus inexpectatus as an Critically Endangered species in Part 4 of Schedule 1 of the Act. Listing of Species Presumed Extinct is provided for by Part 4 of the Act.