Coffin Bay

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 34,582 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
The Coffin Bay IBA regularly supports more than 1% of the world population of Pied Oystercatcher and Sooty Oystercatcher, significant numbers of the vulnerable Fairy Tern, near threatened Hooded Plover and Western Whipbird, and biome-restricted Rock Parrot and Blue-breasted Fairy-wren.

Thanks to Jane Cooper for writing the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coffin Bay. Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.