Wyperfeld, Big Desert and Ngarkat This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2009)
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Area: 974,268 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This large reserve supports populations of three globally threatened species (Malleefowl, Black-eared Miner and Mallee Emu-wren), one near threatened species (Red-lored Whistler) and two species restricted to the mallee biome (Regent Parrot and Purple-gaped Honeyeater).

Tim Dolby (Birds Australia Victoria Group) prepared the nomination. Rohan Clarke provided comments on the nomination.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wyperfeld, Big Desert and Ngarkat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.