IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 166,150 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2016||high||not assessed||not assessed|
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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.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gawler Ranges. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/25103 on 03/06/2023.