Montebello Islands

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 2,200 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA supports more than 1% of the world population of the vulnerable Fairy Tern, more than 1% of the world populations of the congregatory Roseate Tern and Sooty Oystercatcher.

The nomination was prepared by Andrew Burbidge aided by consultation with DEC.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montebello Islands. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.