Two Peoples Bay and Mount Manypeaks


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Flesh-footed Shearwater Ardenna carneipes NT resident - 7,100 breeding pairs A4ii
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN resident 1988-1995 uncommon A1
Short-billed Black-cockatoo Zanda latirostris EN non-breeding 1995 frequent A1, A3
Red-capped Parrot Purpureicephalus spurius LC resident 1998-2008 common A3
Western Rosella Platycercus icterotis LC resident 1998-2008 frequent A3
Rock Parrot Neophema petrophila LC resident 1998-2008 common A3
Noisy Scrub-bird Atrichornis clamosus EN resident 2006 372 males A1, A2, A3
Red-winged Fairy-wren Malurus elegans LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Western Bristlebird Dasyornis longirostris EN resident 2006 202 males A1, A2, A3
Western Spinebill Acanthorhynchus superciliosus LC resident 1998-2008 common A3
Western Thornbill Acanthiza inornata LC resident 1998-2008 uncommon A3
Western Whipbird Psophodes nigrogularis LC resident 2006 175 males A1, A2, A3
White-breasted Robin Quoyornis georgianus LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3
Red-eared Firetail Stagonopleura oculata LC resident 1998-2008 common A2, A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now whole area/population (>90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Waychinicup National Park 3,975 protected area overlaps with site 3,983
Unnamed WA50574 5(1)(h) Reserve 1 protected area contained by site 0
Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve 4,675 protected area contained by site 4,259
Mount Manypeaks Nature Reserve 1,288 protected area overlaps with site 1,330
Hassell National Park 1,145 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cheyne Road Nature Reserve 423 protected area contained by site 367
Bald Island Nature Reserve 798 protected area overlaps with site 809
Arpenteur Nature Reserve 89 protected area contained by site 89

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Other forests & woodlands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
Shrubland Heath, Other shrublands -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes & pools -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Land ownership
Western Australian State government with the Department of Environment & Conservation (WA); City of Albany responsible for management.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Two Peoples Bay and Mount Manypeaks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.