IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 80,612 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||medium||not assessed||not assessed|
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This site supports about 120,000 non-breeding shorebirds, including more than 1% of the world population of eight species (Bar-tailed Godwit, Eastern Curlew, Great Knot, Grey-tailed Tattler, Lesser Sand Plover, Pied Oystercatcher, Red-necked Stint and Red-capped Plover), and small numbers of the restricted-range Mangrove Honeyeater.
The nomination was prepared by Dez Wells with the assistance of the Queensland Wader Study Group.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Great Sandy Strait. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/03/2023.