The St. George Island Colony IBA occupies 3 acres of land comprised of: grassland/herbaceous. 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: hunting-other, refuge-wildlife management, and birdwatching.

The St. George Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 11 seabird species and an estimated 2,077,991 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for the following species: Red-faced Cormorant (5,000), Horned Puffin (28,000), Parakeet Auklet (150,000), Least Auklet (250,000), Black-legged Kittiwake (62,568), Red-legged Kittiwake (193,930), Common Murre (201,913), and Thick-billed Murre (1,098,600). The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant and Red-legged Kittiwake.

Ornithological Summary

The St. George Island Colony IBA contains 1 seabird colonies. Collectively, these colonies contain 11 seabird species and an estimated 2,077,991 birds. The meta-colony is an IBA for Red-faced Cormorant (5,000), Horned Puffin (28,000), Parakeet Auklet (150,000), Least Auklet (250,000), Black-legged Kittiwake (62,568), Red-legged Kittiwake (193,930), Common Murre (201,913), and Thick-billed Murre (1,098,600). The largest colony, St. George Island, contains 11 seabird species and an estimated 2,077,991 birds. The following species are on the Audubon Alaska WatchList: Red-faced Cormorant and Red-legged Kittiwake.

Conservation Issues

The St. George Island Colony IBA is threatened by: aquaculture/fisheries, boats, habitat fragmentation, natural events-other, nutrient pollution, and water pollution.

Ownership

The St. George Island Colony IBA is owned and managed as: for profit-other.

Habitat

The St. George Island Colony IBA is located in the Bering Sea Islands ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: grassland/herbaceous. The meta-colony occupies a total land area of 3 acres with an average elevation of 135.8 m.

Land Use

The St. George Island Colony IBA is used for: hunting-other, refuge-wildlife management, and birdwatching.

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