IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 78,868 ha
|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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The floodplain of the Finniss River supports more than 1% of the world's Magpie Geese and Pied Herons. The adjacent intertidal mud of Fog Bay support more than 1% of the world's Great Knot and Grey-tailed Tattler, amongst the maximum of 35,000 shorebirds recorded.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fog Bay and Finniss River Floodplains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.