Port McArthur Tidal Wetlands System


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 99,435 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
These intertidal mudflats have supported more than 1% of the world population of Grey-tailed Tattler, Eastern Curlew and Great Knot, as well as moderate numbers of the near threatened Asian Dowitcher. However, the area is poorly surveyed and the regularity of these numbers is unknown.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Port McArthur Tidal Wetlands System. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2021.