Mount Lyndhurst

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
Inland Dotterel Peltohyas australis LC resident 1990-2007 uncommon A3
Thick-billed Grasswren Amytornis modestus LC resident 1990-2008 30 individuals A3
Black Honeyeater Sugomel nigrum LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Pied Honeyeater Certhionyx variegatus LC resident 1990-2008 uncommon A3
Gibberbird Ashbyia lovensis LC resident 1998-2008 rare A3
Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Aphelocephala pectoralis NT resident 1990-2007 27-70 individuals A1, A2, A3
Banded Whiteface Aphelocephala nigricincta LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Cinnamon Quail-thrush Cinclosoma cinnamomeum LC resident 1990-2008 common A3
Chirruping Wedgebill Psophodes cristatus LC resident 1990-2008 frequent 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 low 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
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Chenopod shrubs, samphire shrubs and forblands, Other shrublands -
Desert Semi-desert (includes gibber plains) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Land ownership
Pastoral lease managed by Glenstrae Pastoral Company (Andrew Cleland, Norm Marston, Bob Campbell) of Willalooka, South Australia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Lyndhurst. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.