Riverina Plains

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1 (2009)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 1,066,752 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 high unfavourable low
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

Site summary
This large IBA includes most of the habitat suitable for the endangered Plains-wanderer in the Riverina, its world stronghold. It also includes good populations of other grassland birds which are restricted to the arid biome.

Damon Oliver and David Parker kindly provided access to NPWS maps and survey data.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Riverina Plains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/06/2022.