Threatened Species in the Bathurst Region
The Bathurst Region is home to a range of threatened species, ranging from Koalas, Scarlet Robins, to the Purple Copper Butterfly. A Threatened Species Database has been prepared which is a list of all known threatened species in the region. A summary of the research and list of species in the Threatened Species Database can be downloaded here...(PDF, 1MB)
There are 90 threatened plants and animal species in the region, including:
- 16 plants
- 1 invertebrate - the Bathurst Copper Butterfly
- 4 fish
- 3 frogs
- 6 reptiles
- 39 birds
- 21 mammals
The Bathurst region contains stands of White Box - Yellow Box- Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland, more commonly known as Box-gum Woodland (BGW), which is a critically endangered ecological community.
The critically endangered Regent Honeyeater (photo by Dean Ingwersen)
Council is working to restore endangered communities and species by improving the habitat available.
- For more information about Council's Environmental Projects, click here.
- To assist Council as a volunteer conservation worker or help with tree planting days, click here.
For more information about Council's management plans, click on the links below: