Douglas-Apsley


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Tasmanian Native-hen Tribonyx mortierii LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Green Rosella Platycercus caledonicus LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Black-headed Honeyeater Melithreptus affinis LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Strong-billed Honeyeater Melithreptus validirostris VU resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Yellow-throated Honeyeater Nesoptilotis flavicollis LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Yellow Wattlebird Anthochaera paradoxa LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Tasmanian Scrubwren Sericornis humilis LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3
Scrubtit Acanthornis magna LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A2, A3
Tasmanian Thornbill Acanthiza ewingii LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A2
Black Currawong Strepera fuliginosa LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Pink Robin Petroica rodinogaster LC resident 1993 uncommon A3
Flame Robin Petroica phoenicea LC breeding 1998-2008 uncommon A1, A3
Dusky Robin Melanodryas vittata VU resident 1998-2008 frequent A2, A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Toxteth Park #1/Toxteth Park #2/Toxteth Park #3/Toxteth Park #4 Conservation Covenant 53 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hardings Falls Regional Reserve 1,939 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Douglas-Apsley National Park 15,834 is identical to site 16,086
Douglas River 2 Conservation Covenant 45 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Douglas River 1 Conservation Covenant 3 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Blindburn Creek Private Nature Reserve 41 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Eucalypt low open forests, Eucalypt open forests, Eucalypt tall open forests, Eucalypt woodlands, Other forests & woodlands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Land ownership
Douglas-Apsley National Park is managed by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service. Most is owned by the State but some is privately owned by the Wilderness Society (Parks and Wildlife Service 1993).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Douglas-Apsley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2022.