Tymboo

Wildlife

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Brown honeyeaters (Lichmera indistincta)

Rich in flora and fauna

The Scenic Rim region is known for its varied and beautiful range of plants and animals

Tymboo is home to many different species, with its broad range of habitats including grassland, scrub, forest and rivers.

Birds

58 species

  • Australasian darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)
  • Australasian figbird (Sphecotheres vieilloti)
  • Australasian grebe (Tachybaptus novaehollandiae)
  • Australasian swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)
  • Australian king parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
  • Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)
  • Australian white ibis (Threskiornis moluccus)
  • Australian wood duck (Chenonetta jubata)
  • Bar-shouldered dove (Geopelia humeralis)
  • Black-faced cuckooshrike (Coracina novaehollandiae)
  • Black-necked stork (Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus)
  • Blue-faced honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)
  • Brown honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta)
  • Brown quail (Coturnix ypsilophora)
  • Channel-billed cuckoo (Scythrops novaehollandiae)
  • Crested pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)
  • Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)
  • Dusky moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)
  • Eastern cattle egret (Bubulcus coromandus)
  • Eastern whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus)
  • Eurasian coot (Fulica atra)
  • Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla)
  • Grey butcherbird (Cracticus torquatus)
  • Grey-crowned babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)
  • Grey fantail (Rhipidura albiscapa)
  • Intermediate egret (Ardea intermedia)
  • Laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)
  • Lewin’s honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii)
  • Little black cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)
  • Little corella (Cacatua sanguinea)
  • Little pied cormorant (Microcarbo melanoleucos)
  • Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca)
  • Masked lapwing (Vanellus miles)
  • Nankeen kestrel (Falco cenchroides)
  • Noisy friarbird (Philemon corniculatus)
  • Noisy miner (Manorina melanocephala)
  • Pacific black duck (Anas superciliosa)
  • Pale-headed rosella (Platycercus adscitus)
  • Pheasant coucal (Centropus phasianinus)
  • Pied butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis)
  • Pied currawong (Strepera graculina)
  • Rainbow bee-eater (Merops ornatus)
  • Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus moluccanus)
  • Sacred kingfisher (Todiramphus sanctus)
  • Scaly-breasted lorikeet (Trichoglossus chlorolepidotus)
  • Spotted dove (Spilopelia chinensis)
  • Striated pardalote (Pardalotus striatus)
  • Sulphur-crested cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
  • Superb fairywren (Malurus cyaneus)
  • Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)
  • Torresian crow (Corvus orru)
  • Wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax)
  • Welcome swallow (Hirundo neoxena)
  • White-bellied sea eagle (Haliaeetus leucogaster)
  • White-faced heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)
  • White-necked heron (Ardea pacifica)
  • Willie wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys)
  • Yellow-billed spoonbill (Platalea flavipes)

Mammals

8 species

  • Black Flying-fox (Pteropus alecto)
  • Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)
  • Common Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus)
  • Eastern Grey Kangaroo (Macropus giganteus)
  • Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)
  • Long-nosed Bandicoot (Perameles nasuta)
  • Red-necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)
  • Short-beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)

Reptiles

6 species

  • Carpet Python (Morelia spilota)
  • Common Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis punctulatus)
  • Eastern Bearded Dragon (Pogona barbata)
  • King Brown (Pseudechis australis)
  • Lace Monitor (Varanus varius)
  • Red-bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus)