IBA criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 886,798 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2008||medium||not assessed||not assessed|
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The Gulf Plains IBA supports large breeding populations of the vulnerable Sarus Crane and more than 1% of the global population of Brolga, Black-tailed Godwit, Great Knot, Eastern Curlew, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Lesser Sand Plover, Grey-tailed Tattler, Little Curlew, Pied Oystercatcher, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Red-necked Stint and Black-winged Stilt along with the near threatened Australian Bustard and nine savanna biome-restricted species.
The nomination was prepared by Ian Fox.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gulf Plains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/23871 on 31/05/2023.