Abbot Point - Caley Valley DOIW

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Description

Reference: QLD001
Bioregion: Brigalow Belt North
Criteria for inclusion in Directory: 1,2,3,5
Catchment: Don River

Location

The site extends about 18 kilometres from Mt Curlewis in the west to Euri Creek in the east and about 6 kilometres from Bald Hill in the north to Caley Valley homestead in the south. Its centre is at 19 degrees 55' 22" S, 148 degrees 02' 25" E and is about 21 kilometres north northwest of Bowen.

Significance

The site provides an outstanding example of wetlands on a tropical prograding coast. Permanent water, a wide range of wetland habitats, very rich food resources and sheltered roosting and breeding sites cause the site to be exceptionally important for waterbirds.

References

Related information

Map of Directory listed Abbot Point - Caley Valley wetland in the Burdekin Dry Tropics region
Map of Directory listed Abbot Point - Caley Valley wetland

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