Lake McLarty

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 163 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
Lake McLarty regularly supports more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Black-winged Stilt, Red-necked Avocet and Red-capped Plover, and has sometimes supported large numbers of the near threatened Blue-billed Duck.

Thanks to Michael Craig for preparing the nomination and to Bill Russell and Jim Darnell for their assistance.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake McLarty. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.