IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 15,236 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2008||high||not assessed||not assessed|
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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.
The nomination was prepared by Peter Britton. Mark Holdsworth, Rachael Alderman and Rosemary Gales of DPIW kindly commented on the nomination.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hunter Island Group. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/23953 on 03/06/2023.