Pormpuraaw supports significant populations of the restricted-range and biome-restricted Varied Lorikeet, White-gaped Honeyeater, Yellow Honeyeater, Banded Honeyeater, Bar-breasted Honeyeater, White-browed Robin, Masked Finch and Yellow White-eye. It supports one of the largest populations of the Cape York subspecies of the near threatened Star Finch and Black-throated Finch.
The nomination was prepared by Stephen Garnett. Viv Sinnamon of Kowanyama Aboriginal Land & Natural Resource Management Office, Robbie and the Pormpuraaw rangers; and Brian Benham at Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation have been consulted.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pormpuraaw. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.