Cherni Island Complex Colonies

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2012

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Leach's Storm-petrel Hydrobates leucorhous VU breeding 1974-2009 100,000 individuals A4ii
Red-faced Cormorant Urile urile LC breeding 1974-2009 1,712 individuals A4i
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata LC breeding 1974-2009 52,380 individuals A4ii
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata LC breeding 1974-2009 21,400 individuals A4ii
Cassin's Auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus NT breeding 1974-2009 100,000 individuals A4ii
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus LC breeding 1974-2009 10,000 individuals A4ii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge 2,637,840 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cherni Island Complex Colonies. Downloaded from on 26/02/2021.