North-west Tasmanian Coast


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (2009)
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Area: 243,827 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA regularly supports the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot on migration. It also provides non-breeding habitat for the endangered Swift Parrot; supports significant numbers of the vulnerable Fairy Tern, the near threatened Hooded Plover and the congregatory Cape Barren Goose and Pied Oystercatcher; and supports populations of ten restricted-range (endemic) and two biome-restricted species.

Acknowledgements
Eric Woehler provided comments and data.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North-west Tasmanian Coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2022.