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Landscape planning for biodiversity conservation in agricultural regions: A case study from the Wheatbelt of Western Australia

Biodiversity Technical Paper, No. 2
Robert J. Lambeck, CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology
Commonwealth of Australia, 1999
ISBN 0 6422 1423 9

Appendix 2: Species at risk in the Kellerberrin area

Birds

Vulnerable bird species Causes of vulnerability
Area Limited Dispersal limited Resource limited Predation Grazing Weeds Fire
Spiny-cheeked honeyeater Acanthagenys rufogularis     *        
Red wattlebird Anthochaera carunculata     *        
Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum     *        
Tawny-crowned honeyeater Phylidonyris melanops     *        
Purple-crowned loikeet Glossopsitta porphyrocephala     *        
White-eared honeyeater Lichenostomus leucotis *   *        
Jacky Winter Microeca leucophaea * ?     *    
Southern scrub-robin Drymodes brunneopygia * *   ? *    
Field wren Calamanthus fuliginosus * ?   *      
Shy hylacola Hylacola cauta * ?   *      
Inland thornbill Acanthiza apicalis *            
Blue breasted fairy wren Malurus pulcherrimus *            
White-winged fairy-wren Malurus leucopteris *            
Western yellow robin Eopsaltria griseogularis *       *    
Sitella Neositta pileata *            
Crested bellbird Oreoica gutturalis *            
Golden whistler Pachycephala pectoralis *            
Bush stone-curlew Burhinis magnirostris       *      
Spotted nightjar Eurostopodus guttatus       ?      

Mammals

Vulnerable mammal species Causes of vulnerability
Area Limited Dispersal limited Resource limited Predation Grazing Weeds Fire
Bush wallaby Macropus irma       *      
Ash-grey mouse Pseudomys albocinereus       *      

Reptiles

Vulnerable reptile species Causes of vulnerability
Area Limited Dispersal limited Resource limited Predation Grazing Weeds Fire
Lizards   Eremiascincus rechardsonii Poorly known
Blue tounge lizard Tiliqua occipitalis   *   *      
Snakes Children's python Python spilotus   *   *      
  Pseudonaja modesta       * *    
  Rhinoplocephalus gouldii       * *    
Frogs   Heleioporus albopunctatus   * *        
  Lymnodynastes dorsalis   * *        
  Myobatrachus gouldii   * *        
  Neobatrachus kunapalari   * *        
  Neobatrachus pelobatoides   * *        
  Pseudophryne guentheri   * *        
  Ranidella pseudinsignifera   * *        

Invertebrates

Vulnerable invertebrate species Causes of vulnerability
Area Limited Dispersal limited Resource limited Predation Grazing Weeds Fire
Scorpions Cercophonius michaelseni   *     * * *
Lychas marmoreus   *     * *  
Urodacus novaehollandiae *(?) *     * *  
Mygalomorph Spiders Missulena sp.A         *    
Conothele sp. * *          
Aganippe sp.A * *          
Aganippe sp.B * *          
Aganippe sp.C * *          
Idiosoma nigrum   *     *    
Teyl sp.3   *     *    
Aname diversicolour * *          
Yilgarnia sp.B   *          

Plants

Vulnerable plant species Causes of vulnerability
Area Limited Dispersal limited Resource limited Predation Grazing Weeds Fire
Acacia merrickae           *  
Boronia adamsiana           *  
Grevillea dryandroides           *  
Verticordia hughanii           *  
Halgania tomentosa+              
Philotheca basistyla+              
Acacia cowaniana+              
Acacia sclerophylla+              
Leucopogon amplectans+              
Acacia phaeocalyx+              
Anthocercis anisantha+              

Note:
+These species are uncommon in the area but occur in reserves. Insufficient information is available to determine immediate threats.

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