The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA occupies 303 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, and shrubland. The IBA is located in the Aleutian Islands ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, and for profit-other, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA contains 10 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 16 seabird species and an estimated 220,229 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Black Oystercatcher (151) and Tufted Puffin (150,027).

Ornithological Summary

The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA contains 10 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 16 seabird species and an estimated 220,229 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Black Oystercatcher (151) and Tufted Puffin (150,027). The largest colony, Vsevidof Island, contains 10 seabird species and an estimated 118,110 birds.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, and for profit-other.

Habitat

The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA is located in the Aleutian Islands ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, grassland/herbaceous, and shrubland. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 303 acres with an average elevation of -15.5 m.

Land Use

The Kigul Islets Colonies IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

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