Discovery Bay to Piccaninnie Ponds

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 10,121 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed medium not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA provides non-breeding habitat for the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot, breeding habitat for the endangered Australasian Bittern, and supports populations of the near threatened Hooded Plover, the restricted-range Rufous Bristlebird and the biome-restricted Striated Fieldwren.

Bob Green, Glenn Ehmke and Grainne Maguire helped provide data and background information.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Discovery Bay to Piccaninnie Ponds. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.