Important Bird Areas

Amalik Bay Colonies

Alaska

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA occupies 33 acres of land comprised of: shrubland. The IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm and nps - national park, and has the following primary uses: park.

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 10 seabird species and an estimated 2,768 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Red-faced Cormorant (870). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant.

Ornithological Summary

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 10 seabird species and an estimated 2,768 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Red-faced Cormorant (870). The largest colony, Amalik Point Islands, contains 9 seabird species and an estimated 1,562 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant.

Conservation Issues

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm and nps - national park.

Habitat

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: shrubland. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 33 acres with an average elevation of -54.1 m.

Land Use

The Amalik Bay Colonies IBA is used for: park.