Ross River Dam

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 37,492 ha

BirdLife Australia

Site summary
The IBA supports the most important known populations of the southern subspecies of the near threatened Black-throated Finch. It also provides habitat for two other near threatened species and supports populations of four biome-restricted species.

Ivor Preston, Ian Montgomery, Tony Grice, George Baker, Townsville BOCA for their assistance with the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ross River Dam. Downloaded from on 17/01/2022.