Arnhem Plateau

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 2,191,878 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports the entire global population of the vulnerable White-throated Grasswren, and most of the global population of the White-lined Honeyeater (if treated as separate from Kimberley Honeyeater), Chestnut-quilled Rock-Pigeon and subspecies of Banded Fruit-Dove and Helmeted Friarbird. It also supports one near threatened, one other restricted-range and 10 biome-restricted species.

John Woinarski and Aaron Petty provided assistance with the drafting of the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arnhem Plateau. Downloaded from on 27/01/2022.