Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 231,533 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 medium not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

Site summary
The IBA supports the entire known global breeding population of the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot. The IBA also supports populations of 11 restricted-range (endemic) species, two biome-restricted species and more than 1% of the global populations of Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers and the near threatened Hooded Plover.

Thanks to Eric Woehler as compiler.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.