IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Carpentarian Grasswren Amytornis dorotheae VU breeding 1995-2008 uncommon A1, A2
Sandstone Shrike-thrush Colluricincla woodwardi LC breeding 1995 common A3
Buff-sided Robin Poecilodryas cerviniventris LC breeding 1995 common A3

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2008 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? yes Condition (state) assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

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 - named species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at the site (response)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Rainforest & vine thickets -
Savanna Tropical eucalypt woodlands & grasslands -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Land ownership
Wollogorang and Wentworth Stations; pastoral leases.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Wollogorang. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/26315 on 10/06/2023.