|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
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Massive numbers of nesting seabirds include the endangered Black-browed Albatross, the vulnerable Macaroni and (Southern) Rockhopper Penguins, near threatened Light-mantled Sooty Albatross and Gentoo Penguin, >1% world population of King Penguin, Southern Giant Petrel, Fulmar Prion, Brown Skua and Black-faced Sheathbill, and an endemic (sub)species of Imperial Shag.
The nomination was prepared by Birds Australia with assistance from Eric Woehler.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Heard and McDonald Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/07/2022.