Buckingham Bay


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 32,642 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 intertidal mudflats of Buckingham Bay support significant numbers of Eastern Curlew, and >20,000 mixed waterbirds. The coastal floodplains also support large numbers of waterbirds including more than 1% of the world's nesting Pied Herons.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buckingham Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.