Bellarine Wetlands

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 4,564 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high very unfavourable medium
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Site summary
The wetlands support significant numbers of the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot, the endangered Australasian Bittern and more than 1% of the world population of Chestnut Teal, Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper and Banded Stilt.

The nomination was prepared by Kevin Wood.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bellarine Wetlands. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.