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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Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment
Threat score (pressure)
Condition score (state)
Action score (response)
Was the whole site covered?
State assessed by
Accuracy of information
Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1
Threat Level 2
Human intrusions and disturbance
majority/most of area/population (50-90%)
no or imperceptible deterioration
Conservation actions taken at site (response)
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For further information about the habitat classification please click here.
Extent (% of site)
For further information about the land use classification please click here.
Traditional owners are Lardil people: Bountiful Island is known as Meldan or Meldanga. http://www.environment.gov.au/indigenous/publications/pubs/thuwathu-bujimulla-plan.pdf. Native title exists over the islands.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bountiful Islands. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 16/10/2019.