The Southwest Cape Colonies IBA occupies 140 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: unknown.

The Southwest Cape Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 1,718,941 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Pelagic Cormorant (2,418), Least Auklet (399,335), and Crested Auklet (924,289).

Ornithological Summary

The Southwest Cape Colonies IBA contains 3 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 12 seabird species and an estimated 1,718,941 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Pelagic Cormorant (2,418), Least Auklet (399,335), and Crested Auklet (924,289). The largest colony, Ivekan Mountain, contains 11 seabird species and an estimated 1,213,196 birds.

Conservation Issues

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

Ownership

The Southwest Cape Colonies IBA is owned and managed as: for profit-other.

Habitat

The Southwest Cape Colonies 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 140 acres with an average elevation of 149.0 m.

Land Use

The Southwest Cape Colonies IBA is used for: unknown.

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