Carnac Island (Perth)

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 19 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 medium favourable medium
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Site summary
This small island supports a large breeding colony of the vulnerable Fairy Tern. It also supports small numbers of other nesting seabirds.

Sue Mather provided much of the underlying data.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carnac Island (Perth). Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.