Important Bird Areas

Beaver Islands Colonial Waterbirds IBA

Michigan

A small, sandy island with some shrubs and trees on its interior.

Ornithological Summary

A highly important Caspian Tern, Black-crowned Night-Heron, and Double-crested Cormorant nesting colony.

Conservation Issues

Unknown.

Ownership

Owned and managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, under Seney National Wildlife Refuge personnel.

Land Use

Wildlife Refuge, off limits.