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).
|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|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: False Klamath. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/false-klamath-iba-usa on 03/12/2023.