IBA Trigger species: Black-billed Gull, Black-fronted Tern, Black Stilt, Wrybill
Besides the trigger species the following species are confirmed or likely to be breeding: Black Shag, White-faced Heron, Canada Goose, Paradise Shelduck, NZ Shoveler, Grey Teal, Mallard, Grey Duck, NZ Scaup, Australasian Harrier, South Island Pied Oystercatcher, Pied Stilt, Banded Dotterel, Spur-winged Plover, Southern Black-backed Gull, NZ Kingfisher, Welcome Swallow, NZ Pipit, South Island Fantail, Grey Warbler, Silvereye, Bellbird, Skylark, Hedge-sparrow, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Yellowhammer, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Redpoll, House Sparrow, Star-ling, Australian Magpie. Other species recorded: NZ Falcon, , Kea (VU), Caspian Tern.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tasman River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.