Lake Machattie Area

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 90,941 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA has supported over 300,000 waterbirds, including more than 1% of the global populations of Freckled Duck, Pink-eared Duck, Australian Pelican, Straw-necked Ibis, Royal Spoonbill, Little Black Cormorant, Red-necked Avocet and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper. It also supports the near threatened Australian Bustard and the restricted-range Grey Grasswren.

Roger Jaensch kindly provided much of the waterbird and ecological data for this IBA.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Machattie Area. Downloaded from on 05/10/2022.