Maria Island

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 10,830 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maria Island. Downloaded from on 02/10/2022.