IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 10,323 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||low||not assessed||not assessed|
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The IBA regularly supports more than 1% of the global populations of Red-necked Stint and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper. It also supports a population of the restricted-range (endemic) Dusky Gerygone. The IBA formerly supported much greater numbers of a range of shorebirds.
Thanks to Chris Hassell as compiler of the nomination.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Port Hedland Saltworks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.