The Ogangen Island Colonies IBA occupies 160 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: fws - national wildlife refuge, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

The Ogangen Island Colonies IBA contains 4 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 8 seabird species and an estimated 38,102 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Tufted Puffin (34,750).

Ornithological Summary

The Ogangen Island Colonies IBA contains 4 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 8 seabird species and an estimated 38,102 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Tufted Puffin (34,750). The largest colony, Ogangen Island, contains 8 seabird species and an estimated 37,604 birds.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

The Ogangen Island Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: fws - national wildlife refuge.

Habitat

The Ogangen Island 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 160 acres with an average elevation of 69.0 m.

Land Use

The Ogangen Island Colonies IBA is used for: refuge-wildlife management and wilderness.

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