Port Hedland Saltworks

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 10,323 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed low not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA regularly supports more than 1% of the global populations of Red-necked Stint and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper. It also supports a population of the restricted-range (endemic) Dusky Gerygone. The IBA formerly supported much greater numbers of a range of shorebirds.

Thanks to Chris Hassell as compiler of the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Port Hedland Saltworks. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/port-hedland-saltworks-iba-australia on 27/02/2024.