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Garnett, S.T. (1989) Wading bird abundance and distribution - southeastern coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Report to Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Garnett, S.T. and Taplin, A. (1990) Wading bird abundance and distribution during the wet season on the Queensland coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria.Report to the Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Morgan, G. (1999) ‘Chapter 2 Gulf Plains’. In: P.S. Sattler and R.D. Williams (eds), The Conservation Status of Queensland’s Bioregional Ecosystems. Environmental Protection Agency, Brisbane.

Parish, D. and Garnett, S.T. (1990) Review of potential impacts of aquaculture on wading birds in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland. Queensland National Parks and Wildlife Service.

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Further resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gulf Plains. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.