The Middleton Island Colony IBA occupies 75 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, deciduous forest, evergreen forest, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The IBA is located in the Gulf of Alaska Coast ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: for profit-other, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management and birdwatching.

The Middleton Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 9 seabird species and an estimated 44,212 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Pelagic Cormorant (7,580).

Ornithological Summary

The Middleton Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 9 seabird species and an estimated 44,212 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Pelagic Cormorant (7,580). The largest colony, Middleton Island, contains 9 seabird species and an estimated 44,212 birds.

Ownership

The Middleton Island Colony IBA is owned and managed as: for profit-other.

Habitat

The Middleton Island Colony IBA is located in the Gulf of Alaska Coast ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, deciduous forest, evergreen forest, grassland/herbaceous, shrubland, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 75 acres with an average elevation of 2.1 m.

Land Use

The Middleton Island Colony IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management and birdwatching.

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