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Location USA, Alaska
Central coordinates 153o 42.52' West  70o 35.62' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 802,807 ha
Altitude 8 - 37m
Year of IBA assessment 2009


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Brent Goose Branta bernicla non-breeding  2004  20,267 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii breeding  2004  400 individuals  good  A4i  Near Threatened 
American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica breeding  2005  6,534 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola breeding  2005  4,862 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus breeding  2005  12,901 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla breeding  2005  35,327 adults only  medium  A4i  Near Threatened 
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos breeding  2005  66,772 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Dunlin Calidris alpina breeding  2005  22,116 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus breeding  2005  5,481 adults only  medium    Least Concern 
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius breeding  2005  10,674 adults only  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds breeding  2005  unknown     

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