Lake Gregory/Paraku

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 198,714 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2020 not assessed not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This lake regularly supports more than 1% of the world population of Grey Teal, Pink-eared Duck, Hardhead, Little Black Cormorant, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Brolga, and sometimes of Magpie Goose, Freckled Duck, Pacific Black Duck and Oriental Plover. It also provides habitat for the near threatened Australian Bustard.

Stuart Halse provided unpublished data from counts made by him, W.R. Kay and G.B. Pearson.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Gregory/Paraku. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.