Robbins Passage and Boullanger Bay

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4ii, A4iii (2009)
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Area: 23,773 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed medium not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA supports more than 1% of the world population of Red-necked Stint, Double-banded Plover, Pied Oystercatcher and Sooty Oystercatcher, and a population of the near threatened Hooded Plover. The coastal saltmarsh and the fringing farmland also regularly support the critically endangered Orange-bellied Parrot on migration, the near threatened Flame Robin and ten biome-restricted or restricted-range (endemic) species.

The nomination was prepared by Eric Woehler with assistance from the Robbins Passage Wetlands Coast and Landcare Group, Fiona Spruzen and Bianca Priest. Need to consult land-owner umbrella group or via public media.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Robbins Passage and Boullanger Bay. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.