Roebuck Bay

Country/territory: Australia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A4i (2009)
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Area: 92,820 ha

BirdLife Australia
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2008 not assessed low not assessed
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Site summary
The IBA regularly supports 150,000 migratory shorebirds, with 11 migratory species and the resident Red-capped Plover present in numbers greater than 1% of the world population. It also supports significant numbers of the near threatened Black-tailed Godwit, Australian Bustard and Black-necked Stork and the restricted-range Dusky Gerygone.

Pete Collins, Clive Minton and Roz Jessop provided additional data for the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Roebuck Bay. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.