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
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed medium 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.

Eric Woehler provided comments and data.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: North-west Tasmanian Coast. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.