Gawler Ranges

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 166,150 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2016 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports populations of the vulnerable Malleefowl, the restricted-range Short-tailed Grasswren (Gawler Ranges subspecies) and four species restricted to the mallee and south-west biome: Rufous Treecreeper, Blue-breasted Fairy-wren, Purple-gaped Honeyeater and Western Yellow Robin.

Graham Carpenter provided information on the grasswrens. Andrew Black and Keith Bellchambers provided comments on the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gawler Ranges. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.