The Spooners Cove IBA occupies 12,350 hectares of land comprised of: shrubland and deciduous forest. The IBA is located in the Northern California ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: state, and has the following primary uses: refuge-wilderness management.

Spooner's Cove is located in Los Osos, California in Montana de Oro State Park. The cove is just south of the Sands Spit. As the most accesible beach in the park, it is used recreationally.

The Spooners Cove IBA contains 1 seabird species and an estimated 56 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Brandt's cormorant (10).

Ornithological Summary

The Spooners Cove IBA contains 1 seabird species and an estimated 56 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Brandt's cormorant (10).

Ownership

The Spooners Cove IBA is owned and managed as: state.

Habitat

The Spooners Cove IBA is located in the Northern California ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: shrubland and deciduous forest. The colony occupies a total land area of 12,350 hectares.

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