Important Bird Areas

Entrance Point Colony

Alaska

The Entrance Point Colony IBA occupies 106 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm and state-other, and has the following primary uses: hunting-other and refuge-wildlife management.

The Entrance Point Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 2 seabird species and an estimated 1,200 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Aleutian Tern (600). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Aleutian Tern.

Ornithological Summary

The Entrance Point Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 2 seabird species and an estimated 1,200 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Aleutian Tern (600). The largest colony, Entrance Point, contains 2 seabird species and an estimated 1,200 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Aleutian Tern.

Conservation Issues

The Entrance Point Colony IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Entrance Point Colony IBA is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm and state-other.

Habitat

The Entrance Point Colony IBA is located in the Alaska Peninsula ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 106 acres with an average elevation of 0.3 m.

Land Use

The Entrance Point Colony IBA is used for: hunting-other and refuge-wildlife management.