The Steamboat Rock IBA occupies 6 hectares of land comprised of: bare rock/sand/clay. The IBA is located in the Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf ecoregion. It is owned and managed as: federal, and has the following primary uses: conservation/ natural area.

The Steamboat Rock IBA contains 1 seabird species and an estimated 9,690 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Common Murre (9,136).
Steamboat Rock is located off of the coast of Cape Mendocino in Humboldt County.

Ornithological Summary

The Steamboat Rock IBA contains 1 seabird species and an estimated 9,690 birds. The colony is an IBA for the following species: Common Murre (9,136). Steamboat rock also has 3 other bird species including Brandt's Cormorant, Western Gull, and Pigeon Guillemot. There is around 464 individual Brandt's Cormorants and 64 Western Gulls. Pigeon Guillemots are occasionally found on the rock.

Ownership

The Steamboat Rock IBA is owned and managed as: federal.

Habitat

The Steamboat Rock IBA is located in the Oregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf ecoregion and contains the following habitat types: bare rock/sand/clay. The colony occupies a total land area of 6 hectares.

Land Use

The Steamboat Rock IBA is used for: conservation/ natural area.

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