IBA criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 31,275 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2008||low||not assessed||not assessed|
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The IBA regularly supports more than 400,000 migratory shorebirds, regularly including more than 1% of the world population of Bar-tailed Godwit, Eastern Curlew, Great Knot, Greater Sand Plover, Grey-tailed Tattler, Oriental Plover, Oriental Pratincole, Red Knot, Red-necked Stint, Terek Sandpiper, Pied Oystercatcher and Red-capped Plover, and irregular high counts of other species.
The owners of Anna Plains Station have supported the Australasian Wader Studies Group and Broome Bird Observatory to undertake bird research at the site.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Eighty Mile Beach. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/25147 on 03/06/2023.