CA351
Leslie Street Spit


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis LC breeding 1986 55,000 breeding pairs A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1984 50,000-99,999 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Temperate deciduous woods -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Freshwater marshes/swamps, Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats -
Coastline Rocky flats & barrens -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban parks and gardens -
Other -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Leslie Street Spit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.