|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2008||not assessed||high||not assessed|
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The floodplains support huge numbers of waterbirds, including more than 1% of the world populations of Magpie Goose (up to 800,000), Wandering Whistling-Duck, Pied Heron, Little Curlew, Eastern Curlew, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Red-necked Avocet. There are also large breeding colonies of over 30,000 mixed waterbirds, a significant population of Bush Stone-curlew and 11 restricted-range or savanna-biome-restricted species.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Adelaide and Mary River Floodplains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/adelaide-and-mary-river-floodplains-iba-australia on 01/12/2023.