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Location USA, Alaska
Central coordinates 147o 30.69' West  70o 31.21' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 1,384,196 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2012


Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
King Eider Somateria spectabilis breeding  1974-2009  5,385 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis breeding  1974-2009  289,260 individuals  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata breeding  1974-2009  832 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus breeding  1974-2009  36,728 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea breeding  1974-2009  10,325 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Beaufort Sea Nearshore. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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