Kekurny bay

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus LC non-breeding 2006-2008 10,000-12,000 individuals A4i
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU breeding 2006 min 3 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1997-2008 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kekurny bay. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.