Gulf Plains


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 886,798 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
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.

Acknowledgements
The nomination was prepared by Ian Fox.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gulf Plains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2021.