Species at risk and their Recovery Process

Table: Species at risk in each subregion: their status recommended recovery actions.
Species name Recommended recovery actions Recommended recovery actions notes
GAW1
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Fencing Protection and restoration of existing habitat through fencing and destocking.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Feral animal control Co-ordinated district fox and feral cat control to reduce the level of predation.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Research Research into fire management to produce a mosaic of successional habitat in larger remnants.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Revegetation

Creation of intact refuges in the advent of fire through re-establishment of native vegetation or maintaining unburnt areas.

Re-establishment of suitable habitat and creating linking corridors between remnant areas of native vegetation.

Amytornis striatus (Striated Grasswren) Feral animal control No data 
Amytornis striatus (Striated Grasswren) Fire management No data 
Amytornis striatus (Striated Grasswren) Habitat protection on other state lands No data 
Amytornis striatus (Striated Grasswren) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Amytornis textilis myall (Thick-billed Grasswren (Gawler Ranges)) Research Monitor through periodic, volunteer based bird mapping schemes
Brachyscome muelleri Fencing No data 
Brachyscome muelleri Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Brachyscome muelleri Regrowth retention No data 
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Habitat protection on private lands Ensure, before approval of clearing applications, that nesting and feeding habitat are secured in reserved areas of adequate size.
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Research

Monitoring of known nest sites to determine level of loss to the bird trade

Monitoring of trends in population size, possibly using car based counts.

Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Fencing Installation and maintenance of fencing around populations.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Feral animal control Control of rabbits.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Other - describe Restrict access to salt and gypsum deposits on public land where populations occur.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Reinstatement of hydrology Closure of channels and drains.
Limosella granitica Research Survey to determine the distribution of this species.
Limosella granitica Translocation Translocate plants from threatened rock holes to secure, weed free rock holes.
Limosella granitica Weed control Control invasive weed species
Malurus pulcherrimus (Blue-breasted Fairy-wren) Fencing Particularly to exclude stock from remaining areas of dense vegetation
Malurus pulcherrimus (Blue-breasted Fairy-wren) Feral animal control Targeted to known large populations
Malurus pulcherrimus (Blue-breasted Fairy-wren) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Malurus pulcherrimus (Blue-breasted Fairy-wren) Reinstatement of hydrology No data 
Malurus pulcherrimus (Blue-breasted Fairy-wren) Revegetation To re-join habitat remnants
Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern curlew) Other - describe Raise awareness of importance of intertidal habitats and limit public access to important feeding areas during summer migrant season
Nyctophilus timoriensis (South-eastern form) (Eastern Long-eared Bat) Research

Carry out ecological research to determine roost and maternity site selection; and population-density and dispersal of populations.

Monitor persistence of known populations

Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus (Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (SA and NSW)) Feral animal control

Reduction in grazing pressure by control of rabbits and goats.

Targeted fox and feral cat control.

Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus (Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (SA and NSW)) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Fencing No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on other state lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on private lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Research Support research into the ecology, biology and threats of this species
Rulingia craurophylla Fencing No data 
Rulingia craurophylla Feral animal control No data 
Rulingia craurophylla Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Rulingia craurophylla Regrowth retention No data 
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Feral animal control Rabbits and goats.
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Other - describe Undertake germination and propagation trials.
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Research

Monitor known populations

Undertake surveys to identify further populations.

Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) Habitat protection on private lands A nomadic species for which it is difficult to develop a specific recovery action
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Fencing No data 
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Revegetation No data 
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Fencing No data 
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Feral animal control No data 
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
GAW2
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Feral animal control Co-ordinated district fox and feral cat control to reduce the level of predation.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Fire management Research into fire management to produce a mosaic of successional habitat in larger remnants.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Habitat protection on private lands Protection and restoration of existing habitat through fencing and destocking.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Revegetation

Creation of intact refuges in the advent of fire through re-establishment of native vegetation or maintaining unburnt areas.

Re-establishment of suitable habitat and creating linking corridors between remnant areas of native vegetation.

Amytornis textilis myall (Thick-billed Grasswren (Gawler Ranges)) Research Monitor through periodic, volunteer based bird mapping schemes
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Habitat protection on private lands Ensure, before approval of clearing applications, that nesting and feeding habitat are secured in reserved areas of adequate size.
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Research

Monitoring of known nest sites to determine level of loss to the bird trade

Monitoring of trends in population size, possibly using car based counts.

Cyperus lhotskyanus Fencing No data 
Cyperus lhotskyanus Feral animal control No data 
Cyperus lhotskyanus Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Cyperus lhotskyanus Regrowth retention No data 
Limosella granitica Research Survey to determine the distribution of this species.
Limosella granitica Translocation Translocate plants from threatened rock holes to secure, weed free rock holes.
Limosella granitica Weed control Control invasive weed species
Notoryctes typhlops (Yitjarritjarri, Southern Marsupial Mole) Capacity building with stakeholders (specify) Establish local community-based recording and reporting schemes at key localities.
Notoryctes typhlops (Yitjarritjarri, Southern Marsupial Mole) Research

Develop and implement region-wide community survey for all marsupial moles.

Examine reproductive, dietary and other aspects of all available specimens.

Undertake GIS analysis of museum records (Action plan for Australian Marsupials and Monotremes).

Nyctophilus timoriensis (South-eastern form) (Eastern Long-eared Bat) Research

Carry out ecological research to determine roost and maternity site selection; and population-density and dispersal of populations.

Monitor persistence of known populations

Petrogale xanthopus xanthopus (Yellow-footed Rock-wallaby (SA and NSW)) Feral animal control

Reduction in grazing pressure by control of rabbits and goats.

Targeted fox control.

Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Fencing No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on other state lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on private lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Research Support research into the ecology, biology and threats of this species
Rhodanthe oppositifolia ssp. oppositifolia (twin-leaf everlansting) Fencing No data 
Rhodanthe oppositifolia ssp. oppositifolia (twin-leaf everlansting) Feral animal control No data 
Rhodanthe oppositifolia ssp. oppositifolia (twin-leaf everlansting) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Rhodanthe oppositifolia ssp. oppositifolia (twin-leaf everlansting) Regrowth retention No data 
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Feral animal control Rabbits and goats.
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Research

Monitor known populations

Undertake germination and propagation trials.

Undertake surveys to identify further populations.

Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Fencing Fence known populations of the species.
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Reinstatement of hydrology No data 
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Research Undertake research to increase knowledge of the distribution, biology and taxonomy of the species.
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Other - describe Prepare a recovery plan for this species
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Research Survey to determine extent of the species and specific threats.
GAW3
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Habitat protection on private lands Ensure, before approval of clearing applications, that nesting and feeding habitat are secured in reserved areas of adequate size.
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Research

Monitoring of known nest sites to determine level of loss to the bird trade

Monitoring of trends in population size, possibly using car based counts.

Codonocarpus pyramidalis Fencing No data 
Codonocarpus pyramidalis Feral animal control Rabbits and goats
Codonocarpus pyramidalis Other - describe Monitor population numbers
Codonocarpus pyramidalis Research Germination trials
Cullen parvum (Small Scurf-pea) Other - describe Develop a recovery plan for this species.
Cullen parvum (Small Scurf-pea) Research Monitor individual plants and populations of this species.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Fencing Installation and maintenance of fencing around populations.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Feral animal control Control of rabbits.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Other - describe Restrict access to salt and gypsum deposits on public land where populations occur.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Reinstatement of hydrology Closure of channels and drains.
Malacocera gracilis (slender soft-horns) Fencing No data 
Malacocera gracilis (slender soft-horns) Feral animal control No data 
Malacocera gracilis (slender soft-horns) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Nephrurus deleani (Pernatty Knob-tail) Feral animal control Control of rabbits
Nephrurus deleani (Pernatty Knob-tail) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa (Sliver Daisy-bush) Fencing Erect exclusion fencing to keep rabbits and other grazers out of remnants where this species occurs.
Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa (Sliver Daisy-bush) Other - describe

Develop a Recovery Plan for this species.

Monitor known populations in road reserves and private property.

Olearia pannosa subsp. pannosa (Sliver Daisy-bush) Weed control Control weed species to reduce competition
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Fencing No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on other state lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat protection on private lands Identify areas and protect under legislation where possible.
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Pterostylis xerophila (Desert Greenhood) Research Support research into the ecology, biology and threats of this species
Senecio megaglossus Habitat protection on private lands Encourage the inclusion of further populations of S, megaglossus in Heritage Agreements
Senecio megaglossus Habitat retention through reserves Include further populations of S. megaglossus in National Parks and Wildlife SA Reserves.
Senecio megaglossus Other - describe Develop a recovery plan for this species.
Senecio megaglossus Research

Monitor and research known populations to ascertain the effects of grazing pressure, fire regime and weed invasion.

Search sites where S. megaglossus has been found historically to see if populations are still extant at these locations.

Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) Habitat protection on private lands A nomadic species for which it is difficult to develop a specific recovery action
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Fencing Fence known populations of the species.
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Reinstatement of hydrology No data 
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Research Undertake research to increase knowledge of the distribution, biology and taxonomy of the species.
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Other - describe Prepare a recovery plan for this species
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Research Survey to determine extent of the species and specific threats.
GAW4
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Fencing Protection and restoration of existing habitat through fencing and destocking.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Feral animal control Co-ordinated district fox and feral cat control to reduce the level of predation.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Research Research into fire management to produce a mosaic of successional habitat in larger remnants.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Revegetation

Creation of intact refuges in the advent of fire through re-establishment of native vegetation or maintaining unburnt areas.

Re-establishment of suitable habitat and creating linking corridors between remnant areas of native vegetation.

Atriplex kochiana (Koch's saltbush) Fencing No data 
Atriplex kochiana (Koch's saltbush) Feral animal control No data 
Atriplex kochiana (Koch's saltbush) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Frankenia plicata Fencing No data 
Frankenia plicata Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Fencing Installation and maintenance of fencing around populations.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Feral animal control Control of rabbits.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Other - describe Restrict access to salt and gypsum deposits on public land where populations occur.
Halosarcia flabelliformis (Bead Glasswort) Reinstatement of hydrology Closure of channels and drains.
Nephrurus deleani (Pernatty Knob-tail) Feral animal control Control of rabbits
Nephrurus deleani (Pernatty Knob-tail) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Pseudomys australis (Plain's Rat) Feral animal control Control of foxes and rabbits
Pseudomys australis (Plain's Rat) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Pseudomys australis (Plain's Rat) Research Research into the level of predation by dingoes and Letter-winged Kites
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Feral animal control Rabbits and goats.
Santalum spicatum (sandalwood) Research

Monitor known populations

Undertake germination and propagation trials.

Undertake surveys to identify further populations.

Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Fencing Fence known populations of the species.
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Reinstatement of hydrology No data 
Stipa nullanulla (Club Spear-grass) Research Undertake research to increase knowledge of the distribution, biology and taxonomy of the species.
GAW5
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Fencing Protection and restoration of existing habitat through fencing and destocking.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Feral animal control Co-ordinated district fox and feral cat control to reduce the level of predation.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Research Research into fire management to produce a mosaic of successional habitat in larger remnants.
Acanthiza iredalei iredalei (Slender-billed Thornbill (western)) Revegetation

Creation of intact refuges in the advent of fire through re-establishment of native vegetation or maintaining unburnt areas.

Re-establishment of suitable habitat and creating linking corridors between remnant areas of native vegetation.

Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Habitat protection on private lands Ensure, before approval of clearing applications, that nesting and feeding habitat are secured in reserved areas of adequate size.
Cacatua leadbeateri (Major Mitchell's Cockatoo) Research

Monitoring of known nest sites to determine level of loss to the bird trade

Monitoring of trends in population size, possibly using car based counts.

Grevillea treueriana (Mt Finke Grevillea) Fencing No data 
Grevillea treueriana (Mt Finke Grevillea) Feral animal control No data 
Grevillea treueriana (Mt Finke Grevillea) Habitat protection on private lands No data 
Grevillea treueriana (Mt Finke Grevillea) Habitat retention through reserves No data 
Nyctophilus timoriensis (South-eastern form) (Eastern Long-eared Bat) Research

Carry out ecological research to determine roost and maternity site selection; and population-density and dispersal of populations.

Monitor persistence of known populations

Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Other - describe Prepare a recovery plan for this species
Swainsona pyrophila (Yellow Swainson-pea) Research Survey to determine extent of the species and specific threats.

 

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