False Klamath


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2012 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1989 44,925 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2012).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Redwoods National Park ASBS State Water Quality Protection Area 25,372 protected area contains site 0
Redwood National and State Parks World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 56,883 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Redwood National Park 46,838 protected area overlaps with site 0
False Klamath Rock Special Closure 7 protected area contained by site 0
Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park 2,598 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: False Klamath. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/false-klamath-iba-usa on 30/09/2023.