Bulgunnia


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Inland Dotterel Peltohyas australis LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Bourke's Parrot Neopsephotus bourkii LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Thick-billed Grasswren Amytornis modestus LC resident 1990-2008 uncommon A3
Pied Honeyeater Certhionyx variegatus LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Aphelocephala pectoralis NT resident 1966-2007 uncommon A1, A2, A3
Cinnamon Quail-thrush Cinclosoma cinnamomeum LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Chiming Wedgebill Psophodes occidentalis LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bon Bon Station Conservation Reserve 215,120 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semi-desert (includes gibber plains) -
Shrubland Acacia shrublands, Chenopod shrubs, samphire shrubs and forblands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
energy production and mining -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Land ownership
Pastoral properties: Ingomar, McDouall Peak (includes Twins and Bolta Boltana), Mount Eba, Bulgunnia, Wilgenia, North Well, Bon Bon, Mount Vivian and Coondambo. OZ Minerals operate a copper-gold mine at Prominent Hill. Bon Bon (216,810 ha) is managed by Bush Heritage Australia.


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