Coastal Wet Tropics

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 52,129 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2018 near favourable high medium
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Site summary
The IBA supports significant numbers of the globally vulnerable Sounthern Cassowary. It also supports nine of the 17 Queensland Wet Tropics restricted-range species.

Thanks to Alastair Freeman for compiling the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Coastal Wet Tropics. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.