The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA occupies 335 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, deciduous forest, evergreen forest, and shrubland. The IBA is located in the Ahklun Mountains ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management.

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA contains 8 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 9 seabird species and an estimated 73,094 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Pelagic Cormorant (5,332) and Black-legged Kittiwake (25,151).

Ornithological Summary

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA contains 8 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 9 seabird species and an estimated 73,094 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Pelagic Cormorant (5,332) and Black-legged Kittiwake (25,151). The largest colony, S.W. Hagemeister Island, contains 7 seabird species and an estimated 36,493 birds.

Conservation Issues

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge.

Habitat

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA is located in the Ahklun Mountains ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, deciduous forest, evergreen forest, and shrubland. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 335 acres with an average elevation of 31.6 m.

Land Use

The Hegemeister Island Colonies IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management.

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