Hyland Bay and Moyle Floodplain

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 106,160 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
This IBA is centred on the coastal floodplains which support up to 500,000 Magpie Geese and more than 1% of the world's Pied Herons. The IBA also includes Hyland Bay from which there are large counts of shorebirds, which are believed to include internationally significant numbers of Great Knots.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hyland Bay and Moyle Floodplain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2023.