The Semisopochnoi Island Colonies IBA occupies 42 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 Semisopochnoi Island Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 111,868 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Red-faced Cormorant (2,684). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant.

Ornithological Summary

The Semisopochnoi Island Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 111,868 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Red-faced Cormorant (2,684). The largest colony, Semisopochnoi Island, contains 10 seabird species and an estimated 20,168 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant.

Ownership

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

Habitat

The Semisopochnoi 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 42 acres with an average elevation of 29.3 m.

Land Use

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

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