Lake Magenta

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 132,688 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA represents core habitat for the vulnerable Malleefowl and includes six species restricted to the mallee and south-western biome: Regent Parrot, Western Rosella, Red-capped Parrot, Blue-breasted Fairy-wren, Purple-gaped Honeyeater and Western Yellow Robin. The endangered Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo occurs, but its status is poorly known.

Thanks to Blair Parsons for writing the nomination and to Carl Gosper for his assistance.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Magenta. Downloaded from on 28/11/2022.