Country/territory: Australia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2009)
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Area: 5,935 ha

BirdLife Australia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed not assessed
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Site summary
This IBA supports the vulnerable Fairy Tern, large numbers of the near-threatened Hooded Plover and regularly supports more than 1% of the global population of Australian Shelduck, Red-necked Stint and Banded Stilt, and sometimes Musk Duck.

Thanks to William Rutherford and Michael Craig for compiling the nomination and to Bill Russell for his comments.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yalgorup. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.