Yambuk


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
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus EN unknown 1998-2009 common A1
Hooded Plover Thinornis cucullatus VU resident 2000-2006 45-76 individuals A1
Orange-bellied Parrot Neophema chrysogaster CR non-breeding 1999-2006 2-18 individuals A1

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 medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - agro-industry grazing, ranching or farmin happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of surface water (unknown use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) 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)
Yambuk Wetlands N.C.R. Natural Features Reserve 77 protected area overlaps with site 0
Yambuk F.F.R. Nature Conservation Reserve 147 protected area overlaps with site 49
Deen Maar Indigenous Protected Area 427 protected area contained by site 453

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Chenopod shrubs, samphire shrubs and forblands -
Coastline Estuarine waters, Intertidal mud, sand & salt flats, Salt marshes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Land ownership
State or local government; indigenous; private.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yambuk. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.