Betsey Island

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 185 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The Betsey Island IBA harbours over 1% of the global population of Short-tailed Shearwater, Black-faced Cormorant and Little Penguin.

The nomination was prepared by Birds Australia. Rachael Alderman and Rosemary Gales of DPIW and Eric Woehler kindly commented on the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Betsey Island. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.