Lake Eyre

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 930,488 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed high not assessed
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Site summary
When flooded, Lake Eyre supports major breeding events of the congregatory Banded Stilt and Australian Pelican, and more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Silver Gull, Red-necked Avocet, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Red-necked Stint and Caspian Tern.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Eyre. Downloaded from on 23/02/2024.