Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 231,533 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2016 not assessed medium not assessed
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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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.