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Bird Observatories in Nova Scotia

Atlantic Bird Observatory

Acadia University,
Wolfrille, Nova Scotia,
Canada, BOP JXO
Trina Fitrgerals, Project
Coordinator; (902)585-1313

~ First permanent coasttal island migration monitoring station established in the Atlantic region of Canada. ABO operates two coastal island stations: Pon Portage and Seal Island.
~ Both islands are well known for the vagrants they attract, including Prothonotary Warbler, Cerulean Warbler, Worm-eating Warbler, Lark Sparrow and Grasshopper Sparrow
~ ABO bands 2500 to 3500 birds each year, usually comprising about 85 different species. Over 180 different species have been observed at the stations.

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