Crocodiles reported

Last updated 1 November 2019

All crocodile sightings other than problem crocodiles.

The department’s response to a report will be in accordance with the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan. The outcome of the department’s response will be stated in the table.

This table contains all reports of estuarine crocodiles other than problem crocodiles received by the department in this calendar month.

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
2019-62631/10/2019Crocodile reported at Port Alma Boat Ramp, Rockhampton.Crocwise messaging provided. Recent crocodile warning signs installed. Site assessment to be conducted.Zone E. General management zoneRockhampton Regional Council
2019-62531/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands.Crocwise messaging provided. Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports. There have been several sightings of this animal recentlyZone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-62431/10/2019Crocodile tracks reported at Coconuts, Sandfly Creek.Crocwise messaging provided. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-62330/10/2019Crocodile reported at Palmer Sea Reef, Port Douglas.Crocwise messaging provided. Monitroing for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-62129/10/2019Crocodile reported at Bale Drive, Port Douglas.Crocwise messaging provided. No aggressive behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-62028/10/2019Deceased crocodile reported at Fitzgerald Creek, Innisfail.No further action required.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-61928/10/2019Deceased crocodile reported at Carmila Creek, Mackay.No further action required.Zone E. General management zoneMackay Regional Council
2019-61724/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands.Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-61623/10/2019Crocodile reported at Alva Beach.Ayr Surf Life Savers notified. Animal is likely  to have been passing through the area. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneBurdekin Shire Council
2019-61523/10/2019Crocodile reported at Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island.No unusual behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council
2019-61422/10/2019Crocodile reported at Ross Creek.No concerning behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneLivingstone Shire Council
2019-61322/10/2019Crocodile reported at Annan River.Yuku Baja Rangers to conduct a site assessment and place recent crocodile warning signs.Zone E. General management zoneCook Shire Council
2019-61121/10/2019Crocodile reported at Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island.Local Wildlife Officers to place recent crocodile warning signs. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council
2019-61021/10/2019Crocodile reported at Fraser Island.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone F. Atypical habitat zoneGympie Regional Council
2019-60919/10/2019Crocodile reported at Port Douglas.Crocodile sighted off-shore, and ikely to have been passing through the area. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone D. Targeted beach management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-60818/10/2019Crocodile reported at Woodgate.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone F. Atypical habitat zoneBundaberg Regional Council
2019-60718/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tully Heads.No concerning behaviour displayed. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-60517/10/2019Crocodile reported at Dicksons Inlet, Port Douglas.Well-known crocodile habitat. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-60417/10/2019Crocodile reported at Ellis Beach.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone D. Targeted beach management zoneCairns Regional Council
2019-60317/10/2019Crocodile reported at Shoal Point, Mackay.No concerning behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneMackay Regional Council
2019-60217/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands.Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-60116/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands.Recent crocodile warning signs are in place, Wetlands Staff are advising visitors of the animal's presence. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-60016/10/2019Crocodile reported at Mowbray River.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-59916/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands.Recent crocodile warning signs are in place, Wetlands Staff are advising visitors of the animal's presence. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-59816/10/2019Crocodile reported at Mission Beach.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment and installed Recent Crocodile Warning Signs. No crocodiles observed, it is likely the animal was passing through. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone D. Targeted beach management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-59715/10/2019Crocodile reported at Fitzroy River.Recent crocodile warning signs deployed to the area. No concerning behaviour. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneRockhampton Regional Council
2019-59615/10/2019Crocodile reported at Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas.Surf Life Saving Club notified. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone D. Targeted beach management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-59515/10/2019Crocodile reported at Cawarral Creek, Emu Park.Recent crocodile warning signs deployed. A spotlight survey was conducted, no crocodiles observed. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneRockhampton Regional Council
2019-59415/10/2019Crocodile reported at Toomulla.Site assessment conducted, no crocodile observed. Crocwise education provided. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneTownsville Regional Council
2019-59314/10/2019Crocodile reported at Garners Beach.No concerning behaviour reported. Crocodile likely to be passing through the area. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-59214/10/2019Crocodile reported at Alva Beach, Ayr.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneBurdekin Shire Council
2019-59113/10/2019Crocodile reported at Ellis Beach.Recent crocodile warning signs in place. Surf Life Saving confirmed a 4m crocodile, and alerted beach goers of sighting. Animal likely to be passing through. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone D. Targeted beach management zoneCairns Regional Council
2019-59011/10/2019Crocodile reported at Coconuts Beach, Cape Tribulation.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-5859/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham.Recent crocodile warning signs are currently in place. Departmental Wildlife Officers are monitoring behaviour of the crocodile.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-5848/10/2019Crocodile reported at Boar Creek, Tully.No concerning behaviour reported. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council
2019-5826/10/2019Crocodile reported at Kewarra Beach.Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone B. Active removal zoneCairns Regional Council
2019-5816/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham.Recent crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-5804/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham.Crocwise education provided. Crocodile warning signs are in place. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-5794/10/2019Crocodile reported at Long Island, Whitsundays.Departmental Wildlife Officers provided Crocwise education with a focus on how to work safely on or near the water's edge. Monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneWhitsunday Regional Council
2019-5783/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tyto Wetlands, Ingham.Recent crocodile warning signs in place. No concerning behaviour displayed, monitoring for further sighting reports.Zone E. General management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council
2019-5773/10/2019Crocodile reported at Half Moon Bay Golf Club, Yorks Knob.Crocwise education provided. Recent crocodile warning signs to be placed, area on golf course to be temporarily isolated.Zone B. Active removal zoneCairns Regional Council
2019-5761/10/2019Crocodile reported at Tassal Prawn Farm, Mission Beach.No concerning behaviour reported. Departmental Wildlife Officers to undertake a site assessment and provide Crocwise education to farm staff.Zone E. General management zoneCassowary Coast Regional Council

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