Budderoo and Barren Grounds


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
Eastern Bristlebird Dasyornis brachypterus EN resident 1992-1996 810 individuals A1, A2, A3
Pilotbird Pycnoptilus floccosus LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2
Rockwarbler Origma solitaria LC resident 1990-2008 20 individuals A2, A3

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)
2018 high favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - suppression in fire frequency/intensity likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Shrubland Heath 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve 1,883 protected area overlaps with site 932
Budderoo National Park 7,120 protected area overlaps with site 3,869
Barren Grounds Nature Reserve 2,041 protected area contained by site 2,024

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Eucalypt low open forests -
Shrubland Heath -
Wetlands (inland) Permanent herbaceous swamps & bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Land ownership
State and local government.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Budderoo and Barren Grounds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2019.