Goyder Lagoon

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 268,419 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed high not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports populations of the near threatened Letter-winged Kite, the restricted-range Grey Grasswren and Eyrean Grasswren, and seven species which are restricted to the arid biome. The IBA also periodically supports large numbers of waterbirds when inundated, including more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Freckled Duck and Gull-billed Tern and breeding Royal Spoonbill.

Lynn Pedler and Andrew Black wrote the nomination. Roger Jaensch provided comments.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Goyder Lagoon. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/goyder-lagoon-iba-australia on 03/12/2023.