Chalky, Big Green and Badger Island Groups

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 2,100 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
These island groups have supported significant numbers of the vulnerable Fairy Tern and more than 1% of the global population of Cape Barren Goose, Black-faced Cormorant, Pacific Gull, Little Penguin, Short-tailed Shearwater, White-faced Storm-Petrel and Sooty Oystercatcher.

The nomination was prepared by Birds Australia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chalky, Big Green and Badger Island Groups. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.