IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 139,101 ha
|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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Although there are few data and the main colony has only been counted once, these floodplains are believed to support more than 1% of the world population of Pied Heron. More than 40,000 mixed waterbirds have been recorded, mostly Wandering Whistling-Ducks and various egrets and herons.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Legune (Joseph Bonaparte Bay). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2023.