Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla VU breeding 1974-2009 108,459 individuals A4i
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata LC breeding 1974-2009 85,145 individuals A4ii
Common Murre Uria aalge LC breeding 1974-2009 288,590 individuals A4ii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Togiak National Wildlife Refuge 1,733,257 protected area overlaps with site 0
Togiak National Wildlife Refuge 13,631 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Peirce & Cape Newenham Colonies. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.