The Northwest Cape Colony IBA occupies 57 acres of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay, shrubland, and emergent herbaceous wetlands. The IBA is located in the Bering Sea Islands ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: for profit-other, and has the following primary uses: hunting-other and birdwatching.

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA contains 2 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 7 seabird species and an estimated 511,991 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Crested Auklet (127,500) and Least Auklet (382,600).

Ornithological Summary

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA contains 2 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 7 seabird species and an estimated 511,991 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Crested Auklet (127,500) and Least Auklet (382,600). The largest colony, Sevuokuk Mountain, contains 6 seabird species and an estimated 511,985 birds.

Conservation Issues

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, and water pollution.

Ownership

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA is owned and managed as: for profit-other.

Habitat

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA is located in the Bering Sea Islands ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay, shrubland, and emergent herbaceous wetlands. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 57 acres with an average elevation of 57.5 m.

Land Use

The Northwest Cape Colony IBA is used for: hunting-other and birdwatching.

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