Paluma


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
Southern Cassowary Casuarius casuarius LC resident 1988-2007 uncommon A1
Tooth-billed Bowerbird Scenopoeetes dentirostris LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Golden Bowerbird Prionodura newtoniana LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3
Lovely Fairy-wren Malurus amabilis LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2
Macleay's Honeyeater Xanthotis macleayanus LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3
Yellow-spotted Honeyeater Meliphaga notata LC resident 1998-2008 common A2
Bridled Honeyeater Bolemoreus frenatus LC resident 1998-2008 abundant A2, A3
Fernwren Oreoscopus gutturalis LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3
Mountain Thornbill Acanthiza katherina LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Chowchilla Orthonyx spaldingii LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Bower's Shrike-thrush Colluricincla boweri LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Pied Monarch Arses kaupi LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Victoria's Riflebird Lophorina victoriae LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Pale-yellow Robin Tregellasia capito LC resident 1998-2008 common A2

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 medium 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
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest Rainforest & vine thickets 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)
Rollingstone Forest Reserve 23 protected area contained by site 23
Paluma Range National Park 78,372 protected area overlaps with site 49,590

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Rainforest & vine thickets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Land ownership
Queensland State Government - administered by Dept. of Forests and QPWS.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Paluma. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2019.