Raine Island, Moulter and Maclennan Cays


Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 32 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high favourable high
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Site summary
Raine Island and nearby Moulter and Maclennan Cays regularly support over 1% of the world population of nesting Masked and Brown Boobies and have supported more than 1% of the world population of Common and Black Noddies. They also support regionally important populations of Herald Petrel, Red-footed Booby and Red-tailed Tropicbird.

Acknowledgements
Paul O'Neill provided advice and access to the GBR seabird database.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Raine Island, Moulter and Maclennan Cays. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.