Dampier Saltworks

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 5,206 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
The IBA regularly supports more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Red-necked Stint and Red-capped Plover and also supports small numbers of the restricted-range Dusky Gerygone. It has irregularly supported more than 1% of Sharp-tailed Sandpiper and Oriental Plover.

Thanks to Chris Hassell as compiler with assistance from Tim Ryan (Dampier Salt Limited) and Clive Minton.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dampier Saltworks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.