Bird Observatories in Nova Scotia
Atlantic Bird Observatory
Wolfrille, Nova Scotia,
Canada, BOP JXO
Trina Fitrgerals, Project
E-MAIL/WEB SITE: ABO@acadiau.ca
~ 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.