Granite Downs

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 55,183 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 low very unfavourable negligible
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Site summary
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Granite Downs. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.