The Buldir Island Colony IBA occupies 49 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, and shrubland. The IBA is located in the Aleutian Islands ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

The Buldir Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 20 seabird species and an estimated 3,548,450 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Red-legged Kittiwake (12,680), Black-legged Kittiwake (29,600), Whiskered Auklet (3,000), Parakeet Auklet (12,000), Horned Puffin (20,000), Crested Auklet (280,000), Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (1,300,000), and Leach's storm-petrel (1,700,000). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-legged Kittiwake.

Ornithological Summary

The Buldir Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 20 seabird species and an estimated 3,548,450 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Red-legged Kittiwake (12,680), Black-legged Kittiwake (29,600), Whiskered Auklet (3,000), Parakeet Auklet (12,000), Horned Puffin (20,000), Crested Auklet (280,000), Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (1,300,000), and Leach's storm-petrel (1,700,000). The largest colony, Buldir Island, contains 20 seabird species and an estimated 3,548,450 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-legged Kittiwake.

Ownership

The Buldir Island Colony IBA is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge.

Habitat

The Buldir Island Colony IBA is located in the Aleutian Islands ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, and shrubland. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 49 acres with an average elevation of 328.8 m.

Land Use

The Buldir Island Colony IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

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