Pribilof islands

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Description

The Pribilof islands is a group of four volcanic islands in the Bearing sea, off Alaska in the United States of America.
In the area there are the following habitats: sea area, beaches, cliffs, permanent ponds and tundra.

Ornithological importance

In this area there is a record of at least 126 species. An estimated 2.7 million seabirds migrate to the islands to nest. Highlight to the Red-legged kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris), Black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla), Thick-billed murre (Uria lomvia), Common murre (Uria aalge), Least auklet (Aethia pusilla), Crested auklet (Aethia cristatella), Parakeet auklet (Aethia psittacula), Tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), Horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata), Red-faced cormorant (Phalacrocorax urile), and Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis).

Geographic information

56.909422°, -169.964633°

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