Macquarie Marshes This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 237,802 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 very high very unfavourable low
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Site summary
The IBA has supported more than 1% of the global populations of the endangered Australasian Bittern and the congregatory White-necked Heron, Intermediate Egret, Nankeen Night-Heron, Australian White Ibis, Straw-necked Ibis and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper. The IBA also supports a population of the near threatened Diamond Firetail.

Richard Kingsford commented on the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Macquarie Marshes. Downloaded from on 07/12/2021.