Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 512,530 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2019 unfavourable high medium
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Site summary
The Wooroonooran IBA supports a population of the vulnerable Southern Cassowary, along with populations of 14 of the 15 species endemic to the Queensland Wet Tropics (all except White-streaked Honeyeater).

The nomination was prepared by Alastair Freeman.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wooroonooran. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/wooroonooran-iba-australia on 04/12/2023.