IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 6,708 ha
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This stretch of coast supports over 1% of the world population of Cape Barren Geese, Chestnut Teal and the near threatened Hooded Plover. It has occasionally supported large numbers of Double-banded Plover and Pied Oystercatcher and breeding Fairy Terns but these numbers appear to be irregular.
Thanks to Ralph Cooper as compiler.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Portland. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/24336 on 07/06/2023.