Port Davey Islands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Penguin Eudyptula minor LC breeding 1978-1997 16,522 breeding pairs A4ii
Fairy Prion Pachyptila turtur LC breeding 1978-1997 27,020 breeding pairs A4ii
Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris LC breeding 1978-1997 956,686 breeding pairs A4ii
Black-faced Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscescens LC breeding 1978-1998 230 breeding pairs A4i

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Site 1,407,513 protected area contains site 163
Southwest National Park 623,299 protected area contains site 128


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs, rocky shores & rocky islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Land ownership
Managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Port Davey Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2019.