What Liffey Valley Reserves protect
Liffey Valley Reserves provide important foraging habitat for two threatened birds of prey, the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle (nationally endangered) and the White Goshawk (endangered in Tasmania). These significant species and communities are also found:
Animals: Tasmanian Devil (nationally endangered), Spotted-tail Quoll (nationally vulnerable), Southern Brown Bandicoot, Eastern Barred Bandicoot (vulnerable) and the Eastern Bettong - also known as the Southern Bettong and Tasmanian Bettong - (near threatened).
Plants: Maidenhair Spleenwort (vulnerable), Prickly Beauty, Rayless Starwort (rare), Silver Banksia, Ground Clematis.
Vegetation communities: White (Manna) Gum wet forest (endangered in Tasmania), Myrtle Beech–Sassafras rainforest, Stringybark dry forest, Stringybark forest with broad-leaf shrubs, Lowland grassy sedgeland.