The Savoonga Colonies IBA occupies 333 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: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, for profit-other, and non-profit-other, and has the following primary uses: hunting-other and birdwatching.

The Savoonga Colonies IBA contains 10 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 13 seabird species and an estimated 1,482,263 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Crested Auklet (419,254) and Least Auklet (973,416).

Ornithological Summary

The Savoonga Colonies IBA contains 10 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 13 seabird species and an estimated 1,482,263 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Crested Auklet (419,254) and Least Auklet (973,416). The largest colony, Cape Myaughee, contains 11 seabird species and an estimated 824,054 birds.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

The Savoonga Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: bureau of land management blm, fws - national wildlife refuge, for profit-other, and non-profit-other.

Land Use

The Savoonga Colonies IBA is used for: hunting-other and birdwatching.

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