Eastern Kodiak Island Marine

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
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus VU breeding 1974-2009 299 individuals A4i
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus LC breeding 1974-2009 930 individuals A4ii

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)
Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge 762,451 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dog Bay Environmental System 68 protected area overlaps with site 0
Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge 2,637,840 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Eastern Kodiak Island Marine. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/eastern-kodiak-island-marine-iba-usa on 23/09/2023.