Central Flinders Island


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
Green Rosella Platycercus caledonicus LC resident 1998-2008 abundant A2, A3
Black-headed Honeyeater Melithreptus affinis LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3
Strong-billed Honeyeater Melithreptus validirostris LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Yellow-throated Honeyeater Nesoptilotis flavicollis LC resident 1998-2008 abundant A2, A3
Forty-spotted Pardalote Pardalotus quadragintus EN resident 1994-1997 70 individuals A1, A2, A3
Tasmanian Thornbill Acanthiza ewingii LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2
Black Currawong Strepera fuliginosa LC resident 1998-2008 abundant A2, A3
Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea NT breeding 1998-2008 common A1, A3
Dusky Robin Melanodryas vittata LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon 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)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
The Dutchman Conservation Area 187 protected area contained by site 186
Summer Camp Conservation Area 46 protected area contained by site 46
Shag Lagoon Conservation Area 1,011 protected area contained by site 1,008
Mulligans Hill Conservation Area 1,179 protected area contained by site 1,183
Darling Range Conservation Area 5,483 protected area contained by site 5,477
Brougham Sugarloaf Conservation Area 2,800 protected area contained by site 1,230

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Eucalypt open forests, Eucalypt woodlands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Land ownership
State government (Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service) and some private holdings.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Flinders Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2019.