important bird area


a recognised area requiring conservation and management because of its importance for the survival of a bird species threatened by extinction. Abbrev.: IBA

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Important Bird Area — An Important Bird Area (IBA) is an area designated as being globally important habitat for the conservation of bird populations. Currently there are about 10,000 IBAs worldwide. The program was developed by BirdLife International. CriteriaIBAs… …   Wikipedia

  • Ord Irrigation Area Important Bird Area — The IBA is an important area for Star Finches The Ord Irrigation Area Important Bird Area is an area of land used for irrigated agriculture along the Ord River in the vicinity of the town of Kununurra in the Kimberley region of north western… …   Wikipedia

  • Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet Important Bird Area — The IBA is an important area for Hooded Plovers The Melaleuca to Birchs Inlet Important Bird Area comprises a 2315 km2 section of coast and sub coastal land in South West Tasmania. It stretches southward from the southern end of Birchs Inlet …   Wikipedia

  • Moulting Lagoon Important Bird Area — The IBA is an important area for Black Swans …   Wikipedia

  • Central NSW Mallee Important Bird Area — The Central NSW Mallee IBA is important for Malleefowl conservation The Central NSW Mallee Important Bird Area is an irregularly shaped 2500 km2 tract of land in western New South Wales, Australia. It lies near the small town of Mount Hope… …   Wikipedia

  • Murrumbidgee Red Gums Important Bird Area — The IBA is an important site for Superb Parrots The Murrumbidgee Red Gums Important Bird Area comprises a 2451 km2 discontinuous linear tract of land stretching along the Murrumbidgee River west, and downstream, from Wag …   Wikipedia

  • Nightcap Range Important Bird Area — The IBA is an important area for Paradise Riflebirds The Nightcap Range Important Bird Area is a 157 km2 fragmented tract of land containing several protected areas of rainforest in the Nightcap Range of north eastern New South Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Swan Coastal Plain Important Bird Area — The area is very important for Short billed Black Cockatoos The Northern Swan Coastal Plain Important Bird Area comprises a 2307 km2 tract of land in south west Western Australia. Description The Important Bird Area (IBA) stretches fr …   Wikipedia

  • Manowar and Rocky Islands Important Bird Area — The islands are an important breeding site for Lesser Frigatebirds The Manowar and Rocky Islands Important Bird Area comprise two small islands in the Wellesley Islands group, lying in the south east of the Gulf of Carpentaria and part of the… …   Wikipedia

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