Lake Corangamite Complex This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 38,444 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 very high very unfavourable low
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Site summary
The Lake Corangamite complex regularly supports more than 1% of the world's Australian Shelduck, Chestnut Teal and Banded Stilt (with one count of about 50% world population of the last species), and irregularly supports more than 1% of the world's Freckled Duck, Musk Duck, Blue-billed Duck, Black Swan, Australasian Shoveler, Pink-eared Duck, Hoary-headed Grebe, Straw-necked Ibis, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper and Black-winged Stilt.

Marilyn Hewish provided data on many lakes.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Corangamite Complex. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.