Lake Lenore

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Wildlife Habitat Protection Wildlife Habitat Protection 1,387,408 protected area overlaps with site 0
Raven Island National Wildlife Area National Wildlife Area 112 protected area contained by site 32
Private Conservation Lands Private Conservation Lands 227,874 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lenore Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary Migratory Bird Sanctuary 7,481 protected area overlaps with site 7,100
Lenore Lake Wildlife Refuge 2 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Edaphic -
Wetlands (inland) Saline & alkaline lakes, Cliffs, rocky shores & islets (freshwater) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Lenore. Downloaded from on 07/06/2023.