Fitzgerald River

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 292,771 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports populations of the endangered Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo, the vulnerable Western Bristlebird and Malleefowl, near threatened Western Whipbird and 10 restricted-range or biome-restricted species. It also supports one of only two significant populations of the critically endangered subspecies Western Ground Parrot.

Thanks to Cameron Tiller and Saul Cowen (Department of Environment and Conservation, Albany) for compiling the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fitzgerald River. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.