The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA occupies 395 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay and shrubland. The IBA is located in the Ahklun Mountains ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, federal-other, and for profit-other, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management.

The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA contains 13 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 11 seabird species and an estimated 835,448 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Tufted Puffin (80,100) and Black-legged Kittiwake (108,443).

Ornithological Summary

The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA contains 13 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 11 seabird species and an estimated 835,448 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Tufted Puffin (80,100) and Black-legged Kittiwake (108,443). The largest colony, Bird Rock, contains 4 seabird species and an estimated 316,785 birds.

Ownership

The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, federal-other, and for profit-other.

Habitat

The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA is located in the Ahklun Mountains ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay and shrubland. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 395 acres with an average elevation of 40.0 m.

Land Use

The Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management.

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