Maria Island

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 10,830 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports significant numbers of the endangered Swift Parrot and Forty-spotted Pardalote; populations of one near threatened, ten restricted-range (endemic) and one biome-restricted species; and more than 1% of the global population of Pacific Gull.

Thanks to Eric Woehler as compiler.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Maria Island. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.