Cooloola and Fraser Coast

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 213,540 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA supports a large population of the vulnerable Black-breasted Button-quail as well as populations of two near threatened, four restricted-range (endemic) and one biome-restricted species.

Michael Mathieson (Queensland Environmental Protection Agency) wrote the nomination. Key contact Group: Queensland Parks & Wildlife, Sunshine Coast / Burnett region.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cooloola and Fraser Coast. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.