Port Hedland Saltworks

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 10,323 ha

BirdLife Australia
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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Site summary
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Port Hedland Saltworks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.