IBA criteria met: A1 (2009)
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Area: 317 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2008||high||not assessed||not assessed|
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These small estuarine islands support a small population of the endangered Australasian Bittern, one of the last locations for this species in Tasmania. The endangered Swift Parrot is an uncommon, non-breeding visitor to the islands. The islands also support a population of the restricted-range (endemic) Yellow Wattlebird.
Denna Kingdom of TLC kindly provided much of the information for this nomination.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Egg Islands (Huon Estuary). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/23951 on 03/06/2023.