St Helens (Tasmania)

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 2,366 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA supports more than 1% of the world population of Pacific Gull (Paddys Island), Little Penguin (St Helens Island), Pied Oystercatcher (Georges Bay) and significant numbers of the vulnerable Fairy Tern and near threatened Hooded Plover (Maurouard Beach).

The nomination was prepared by Peter Britton and Eric Woehler with assistance from the local Coastcare group. Rachael Alderman and Rosemary Gales of DPIW kindly commented on the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: St Helens (Tasmania). Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.