Kekurny bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus LC non-breeding 2006-2008 10,000-12,000 individuals A4i
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU breeding 2006 min 3 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1997-2008 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs & rocky slopes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kekurny bay. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.