Mount Lyndhurst

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 9,291 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed low not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA contains the largest known population of the near threatened Chestnut-breasted Whiteface within the eastern portion of this species' range. The IBA also supports populations of the biome-restricted Inland Dotterel, Thick-billed Grasswren, Banded Whiteface, Black Honeyeater, Pied Honeyeater, Gibberbird, Chirruping Wedgebill and Cinnamon Quail-thrush.

Lynn Pedler (South Australian Ornithological Association) wrote the nomination. Reece Pedler of the Arid Lands Natural Resources Management Board supplied a copy of the NRM-funded report (Pedler et al. 2007). Keith Bellchambers provided comments.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Lyndhurst. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.