Lake Yamma Yamma

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 121,784 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed high not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA has supported more than 1% of the global populations of the congregatory Plumed Whistling-Duck, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper and Australian Pelican, including one of the largest known colonies of pelican. The IBA also provides habitat for the near threatened Australian Bustard.

Roger Jaensch and Mark Barter provided data and comments.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Yamma Yamma. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.