Riverland Mallee

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 1,221,766 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 high very unfavourable medium
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Site summary
The IBA supports the largest population of the critically endangered Black-eared Miner in the world as well as populations of the vulnerable Malleefowl, the near threatened Bush Stone-curlew and Red-lored Whistler, five biome-restricted species and more than 1% of the global populations of Freckled Duck and Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.

Peter Waanders wrote the nomination. John Wild of Parcoola; Australian Landscape Trust (managers of Calperum); Birds Australia (managers of Gluepot) and Gluepot Management Committee; Australian Wildlife Conservancy (managers of Scotia); Martin Westbrooke and University of Ballarat; Peter Ewin mapped and commented on the NSW mallee. Thanks also to Grant Whiteman (Australian Landscape Trust), Gluepot Management Committee, Mike Harper (Department for Environment and Heritage) and Emma Ginman (Department for Environment and Heritage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Riverland Mallee. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.