|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||high||not assessed||not assessed|
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The Busselton Wetlands IBA regularly holds large numbers of waterbirds, including more than 1% of the global populations of Banded Stilt and Red-necked Avocet, occasionally more than 1% of the global populations of Australian Shelduck and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, and regularly more than 1% of the Australian population of Black-winged Stilt (=White-headed Stilt).
Comments and bird counts have been contributed by Birds Australia WA volunteer observers; Bernie Masters and the Busselton Naturalists' Club volunteers; Peter Taylor and Sue Abbotts; Bruce and Anne Buchanan; and Kim Onton and colleagues at the Department of Environment and Conservation.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Busselton Wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2022.