Mount Gibson and Charles Darwin

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 233,501 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 populations of the vulnerable Malleefowl and the restricted-range Western Corella. It spans two biomes and supports populations of six arid-biome-restricted birds and five mallee and south-west biome-restricted birds.

Blair Parsons wrote the nomination. Staff of Australian Wildlife Conservancy and Bush Heritage, including Sandy Gilmour, helped provide data and advice.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Gibson and Charles Darwin. Downloaded from on 29/09/2022.