Important Bird Areas

Cinder River Marine

Alaska

The Cinder River Marine IBA occupies 101,970 acres of pelagic open water habitat. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Alaska Coastal ecoregion within the Eastern Bering Sea. The centroid of this IBA is 10.9 km from the nearest land.

It Cinder River Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other, and has the following primary uses: fisheries/aquaculture-other. It is exposed to the following threat types: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, nutrient pollution, and water pollution

The Cinder River Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 19,088 Glaucous-winged Gull (breeding).

Ornithological Summary

Cinder River Marine is an IBA for the following species: Glaucous-winged Gull. It contains an estimated 19,088 Glaucous-winged Gull (breeding). These estimates are based on the analysis of 11 non-breeding surveys and 17 breeding surveys. These surveys were conducted between June 14, 1975 and September 14, 2008.

Conservation Issues

The Cinder River Marine IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, nutrient pollution, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Cinder River Marine IBA is owned and managed as: federal-other and state-other.

Habitat

The Cinder River Marine IBA is characterized by the following habitat types: open water. The IBA is located in the Eastern Bering Sea - Alaska Coastal ecoregion with the Eastern Bering Sea. The average water depth is -21.8 m and ranges from -35.8 m to 0.0 m.

Land Use

The Cinder River Marine IBA is used for: fisheries/aquaculture-other.