Buckingham Bay

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 32,642 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The intertidal mudflats of Buckingham Bay support significant numbers of Eastern Curlew, and >20,000 mixed waterbirds. The coastal floodplains also support large numbers of waterbirds including more than 1% of the world's nesting Pied Herons.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Buckingham Bay. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/23408 on 09/06/2023.