Buckley River

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 479,029 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2020 high unfavourable low
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Site summary
The Buckley River IBA supports the largest population of the restricted-range Carpentarian Grasswren. It also supports Dusky Grasswrens which are usually treated as a distinct restricted-range species, the Kalkadoon Grasswren, the near threatened Australian Bustard and the biome-restricted Varied Lorikeet, Grey-headed Honeyeater, Painted Finch, Spinifexbird and six other biome-restricted species.

Nomination drafted by Ian Fox.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buckley River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2022.