The Marmot Bay Colonies IBA occupies 345 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, evergreen forest, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, and emergent herbaceous wetlands. The IBA is located in the Kodiak Island ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, for profit-other, non-profit-other, and state-other, and has the following primary uses: hunting-other, refuge-wildlife management, and birdwatching.

The Marmot Bay Colonies IBA contains 8 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 108,472 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Tufted Puffin (68,329).

Ornithological Summary

The Marmot Bay Colonies IBA contains 8 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 108,472 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Tufted Puffin (68,329). The largest colony, The Triplets, contains 11 seabird species and an estimated 107,373 birds.

Conservation Issues

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

Habitat

The Marmot Bay Colonies IBA is located in the Kodiak Island ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, evergreen forest, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, and emergent herbaceous wetlands. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 345 acres with an average elevation of 6.8 m.

Land Use

The Marmot Bay Colonies IBA is used for: hunting-other, refuge-wildlife management, and birdwatching.

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