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Byfield National Park

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Based on wetland mapping version 4.0

Byfield National Park wetland area by system 2013
System Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 23.6 100.0% 15.9%
Estuarine 1.8 7.8% 1.2%
Palustrine 11.1 47.2% 7.5%
Riverine 10.6 45.0% 7.1%

There are approximately 31 lacustrine/palustrine wetlands in this region.

Byfield National Park wetland area by habitat 2013
Habitat Area (km²) % wetlands area % total area
Total 23.6 100.0% 15.9%
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 1.7 7.1% 1.1%
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 0.2 0.7% 0.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 0.3 1.2% 0.2%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 5.2 21.9% 3.5%
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 4.6 19.3% 3.1%
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 1.1 4.8% 0.8%
Riverine 10.6 45.0% 7.1%

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wetland extent changes

Byfield National Park wetland extent change by system
System 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
2013/pre-clear
percentage
Total 23.6 23.6 23.6 23.6 101.4%
Estuarine 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 100.0%
Palustrine 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1 100.0%
Riverine 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 102.8%
Byfield National Park wetland extent change by habitat
Habitat 2013 area
(km²)
2009 area
(km²)
2005 area
(km²)
2001 area
(km²)
Total 23.6 23.6 23.6 23.6
Estuarine - mangroves and related tree communities 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.7
Estuarine - salt flats and saltmarshes 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Coastal and sub-coastal saline swamp 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2
Coastal and sub-coastal non-floodplain wet heath swamp 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
Coastal and sub-coastal floodplain tree swamp—Melaleuca spp. and Eucalypus spp. 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Riverine 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6

Disclaimer

Areas do not include marine or estuarine waters but do include estuarine wetland vegetation
(e.g. mangroves and tidal flats).

Areas are approximate and calculated using the GDA94 / Australian Albers projection.

Areas may change over time as mapping approaches improve.

Totals may not match the sum of individually displayed figures due to the rounding of displayed figures.

Wildlife

Kingdom
Class
Native Introduced Wetland
indicator
species
Rare or
threatened
species
All
TOTAL 1173 95 210 24 1270
Animals 377 7 107 15 386
Mammals 29 4 2 1 33
Birds 258 2 69 11 262
Reptiles 50 0 4 2 50
Amphibians 17 1 9 1 18
Ray-finned fishes 22 0 22 0 22
Lampreys 1 0 1 0 1
Fungi 29 0 0 0 29
Plants 767 88 103 9 855

Note: Wildlife statistics are based on information that has been submitted to the EHP WildNet database and converted to a 10km² grid. The grid information has been intersected with the mapping polygons to determine the species lists. Click here to view the species grid metadata.

Information from WildNet can also be accessed via Wildlife Online and WetlandMaps.

Rare or threatened includes species listed as extinct, extinct in the wild, critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable or conservation dependent under either the Nature Conservation Act or Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act

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This page should be cited as:

Byfield National Park — facts and maps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 8 September 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/facts-maps/national-park-byfield/>.

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