Stapleton Island

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii (2009)
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Area: 4 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
Stapleton Island has rarely been surveyed but has supported more than 1% of the world population of Brown Booby and Lesser Crested Tern.

Paul O'Neill provided advice and access to the GBR seabird database.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stapleton Island. Downloaded from on 05/12/2021.