Hunter Island Group


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 15,236 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports more than 1% of the world population of Cape Barren Goose, Short-tailed Shearwater, Black-faced Cormorant, Sooty Oystercatcher and Pacific Gull. It also supports the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot on migration between Tasmania and mainland south-eastern Australia. Most of Tasmania's endemic forest birds breed in the IBA.

Acknowledgements
The nomination was prepared by Peter Britton. Mark Holdsworth, Rachael Alderman and Rosemary Gales of DPIW kindly commented on the nomination.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hunter Island Group. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2022.