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Species profile—Rostratula australis (Australian painted snipe)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Rostratulidae (Painted Snipes) → Rostratula australis (Australian painted snipe)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Rostratulidae (Painted Snipes)
Scientific name
Rostratula australis (Gould, 1838)
Common name
Australian painted snipe
Type reference
Gould, J. (1838). A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands. Part 4. The author, London.
WildNet taxon ID
1883
Synonym(s)
Rostratula benghalensis
Rostratula benghalensis australis
Rhynchaea australis
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Medium
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
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Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1883

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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