Discover the Sunshine Coast's diverse array of wildlife. Learn about the region's rare and threatened species
Native animal species
Over 1600 individual flora and fauna species have been recorded within the Sunshine Coast's boundaries.
Learn more about the habits of defensive and nesting native birds in your region.
Four species of flying fox are native to mainland Australia and occur mostly in northern and eastern temperate and sub-tropical coastal areas.
Find information about marine turtles on the Sunshine Coast, the threats they face and council's voluntary program to protect them.
Sick or injured wildlife
Find out about what to do if you find a sick, injured or orphaned animal.
About two thirds of the Sunshine Coast's shorebird species migrate from the Northern Hemisphere each year, some travelling distances up to 30,000 kilometres.
Conservation success stories
Discover how council is helping conserve our local threatened species