South Barnard Islands

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 15 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2019 medium near favourable medium
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Site summary
These two seabird islands have supported more than 1% of the world population of Lesser Crested Tern and Bridled Tern.

Paul O'Neill provided advice and access to the GBR seabird database. The nomination was prepared in consultation with Mike Short.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Barnard Islands. Downloaded from on 05/12/2021.