Menindee Lakes This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 42,316 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2019 very unfavourable very high low
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Site summary
The IBA has supported 222,000 waterbirds including more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Freckled Duck, Grey Teal, Pink-eared Duck, Red-necked Avocet, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper and Red-capped Plover, but numbers have been much lower in recent years.

Richard Kingsford provided data and comments.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Menindee Lakes. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.