|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
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The IBA supports a population of the near threatened and restricted-range Chestnut-breasted Whiteface at the north-western limit of its distribution. The IBA also supports populations of the biome-restricted Inland Dotterel, Bourke's Parrot, Banded Whiteface, Black Honeyeater, Pied Honeyeater, Cinnamon Quail-thrush, Chiming Wedgebill and Thick-billed Grasswren.
Lynn Pedler (South Australian Ornithological Association) wrote the nomination.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Granite Downs. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/granite-downs-iba-australia on 30/09/2023.