The False Cape Rock IBA occupies 18 hectares of land comprised of: open water and shrubland. The IBA is located in the Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: state, and has the following primary uses: non-recreational fishing.

False Cape Rock is located in Northern California about 20 miles below the city of Eureka in Humboldt County.

The False Cape Rock IBA contains 6 seabird species and an estimated 12,242 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Tufted Puffin (8), Common Murre (11,051), Brandt's cormorant (792), Western Gull (96), Pelagic Cormorant (240), and Pigeon Guillemot (55).

Ornithological Summary

The False Cape Rock IBA contains 6 seabird species and an estimated 12,242 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Tufted Puffin (8), Common Murre (11,051), Brandt's cormorant (792), Western Gull (96), Pelagic Cormorant (240), and Pigeon Guillemot (55).

Ownership

The False Cape Rock IBA is owned and managed as: state.

Habitat

The False Cape Rock IBA is located in the Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: open water and shrubland. The colony occupies a total land area of 18 hectares.

Land Use

The False Cape Rock IBA is used for: non-recreational fishing.

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