The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA occupies 69 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The IBA is located in the Kotzebue Sound Lowlands ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: for profit-other, and has the following primary uses: hunting-other and park.

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 1 seabird species and an estimated 180 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Aleutian Tern (180). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Aleutian Tern.

Ornithological Summary

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 1 seabird species and an estimated 180 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Aleutian Tern (180). The largest colony, Qikiqtaichaik Island, Noatak Delta, contains 1 seabird species and an estimated 180 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Aleutian Tern.

Conservation Issues

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA is threatened by: boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA is owned and managed as: for profit-other.

Habitat

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA is located in the Kotzebue Sound Lowlands ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, emergent herbaceous wetlands, and woody wetlands. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 69 acres with an average elevation of 0.6 m.

Land Use

The Noatak River Delta Colony IBA is used for: hunting-other and park.

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