Spencer Gulf

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i (2009)
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Area: 46,038 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 low not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This stretch of coast has only been surveyed twice, both times supporting more than 1% of the global populations of Red-necked Stint and regionally significant numbers of a range of other shorebirds.

David Harper, Sarah Pearson and Lynn Pedler assisted with the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Spencer Gulf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.