Mornington Sanctuary

Country/territory: Australia

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

Area: 320,668 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
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

Site summary
The Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary IBA supports significant populations of the threatened Red Goshawk and Gouldian Finch, five near threatened species, two more restricted-range species, 12 more tropical savanna biome-restricted species and two arid biome-restricted species.

Sarah Legge wrote the nomination and has helped advise on IBAs across the northern savanna.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mornington Sanctuary. Downloaded from on 06/07/2022.