Important Bird Areas

Amchitka Pass 180W51N

Alaska

The Amchitka Pass 180W51N IBA occupies 316,657 hectares of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Western Aleutians ecoregion within the Aleutian Islands. The centroid of this IBA is 17.2 km from the nearest land.

It Amchitka Pass 180W51N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other.

The Amchitka Pass 180W51N is an IBA for the following species: Whiskered Auklet. It contains an estimated 12,755 Whiskered Auklet (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Amchitka Pass 180W51N is an IBA for the following species: Whiskered Auklet. It contains an estimated 12,755 Whiskered Auklet (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 0 non-breeding surveys and 24 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between May 16, 1975 and June 22, 1982.

Ownership

The Amchitka Pass 180W51N IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other.

Habitat

The Amchitka Pass 180W51N IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Western Aleutians ecoregion with the Aleutian Islands. The average water depth is -933.7 m and ranges from -2299.6 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Amchitka Pass 180W51N IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.