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Goat Island

Goat Island is the largest island along the Oregon coast, and part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. The island contains deep soils and a variety of native vegetation conducive to nesting seabird species.

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Goat Island is the largest island along the Oregon coast, and part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. The island contains deep soils and a variety of native vegetation conducive to nesting seabird species.

Goat Island
Goat Island - Roy Lowe - USFWS

Location: The southernmost coastal IBA in Oregon, about 2 miles northwest of Brookings, just offshore of Harris Beach State Park, Curry County.

Description: At 21 acres, Goat Island is the largest island along the Oregon coast. It was the first unit comprising the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1936. The island contains deep soils and a variety of native vegetation conducive to burrow-nesting seabird species.

Ornithological Highlights: Goat Island hosts 24% of the statewide nesting Leach's Storm-Petrels and more than 109,000 nesting seabirds comprising 11 species. The island serves as a night roost for thousands of Aleutian Canada geese in the spring and a wintering area for a small group of Dusky Canada geese.

For more information on Goat Island, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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Goat Island
Goat Island - Roy Lowe - USFWS

Location: The southernmost coastal IBA in Oregon, about 2 miles northwest of Brookings, just offshore of Harris Beach State Park, Curry County.

Description: At 21 acres, Goat Island is the largest island along the Oregon coast. It was the first unit comprising the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1936. The island contains deep soils and a variety of native vegetation conducive to burrow-nesting seabird species.

Ornithological Highlights: Goat Island hosts 24% of the statewide nesting Leach's Storm-Petrels and more than 109,000 nesting seabirds comprising 11 species. The island serves as a night roost for thousands of Aleutian Canada geese in the spring and a wintering area for a small group of Dusky Canada geese.

For more information on Goat Island, please see the Technical Site Report in the National IBA database.

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