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Hattah-Kulkyne Lakes

General Information

Description The Hattah-Kulkyne system contains 12 individual lakes.
Country Australia
Latitude -34° 41' 0" (-34.6833)
Longitude 142° 26' 0" (142.4333)
State

Physical Characteristics

Description
Type Fresh
Permanent

Socio-Political

Economic Value
Major Cities

Watershed Management

Description
Issues
Other Issues Irrigation
Monitoring

Biodiversity Conservation

Description When flooded, the lakes become important breeding areas for herons, egrets, cormorants and spoonbills.
Designations LakeNet Biodiversity Priority
National Designation
Ramsar Site
Ramsar Site Name Hattah-Kulkyne Lakes
Ramsar Designations 3, 5, 6
Species of Concern Falco hypoleucos, Stipiturus mallee, Grantiella picta and Botaurus poiciloptilus are all globally threatened bird species present at the lakes.

Freckled Duck (Stictonetta naevosa)

Great Egret

Documents

Resources

Biodiversity Conservation of the World's Lakes: A Preliminary Framework for Identifying Priorities
Hattah-Kulkyne Lakes Ramsar Fact Sheet

Additional Data Sources

Duker, L. and L. Borre. 2001. Biodiversity conservation of the world's lakes: a preliminary framework for identifying priorities. LakeNet Report Series Number 2. Annapolis, Maryland USA.
Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. The List of Wetlands of International Importance.

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