Birds of Campobello


Birds of Campobello    

Campobello lies on the Atlantic flyway and is a convient stop over point for thousands of shore birds and other migrants.


Local Species

View a list that includes species breeding here on
Campobello (and nearby islands), plus birds that
migrating through this area.

Species List

  • Seasonal Calendar

    May ; The majority of
    birds and summer
    residents return.

    June ; The last summer

  • residents return early in
  • the month. Singing and
  • nesting activities peak.

    July ; Singing decreases

  • as nesting is completed.
  • South bound shorbirds
  • arrive in numbers by
  • late month.

    August ; South bound

  • migratiion of warblers,
  • flycatchers and other
  • songbirds is well under
  • way. Shorebird migration
  • peaks in mid August.

    September ; Shorebirds

  • are found in reduced
  • numbers. Non-concentrated
  • hawk migration. Water
  • birds start to gather along
  • the coast.

    October ; Most remaining

  • migrants depart. Large
  • movements of waterbirds
  • occur. Many of the winter
  • residents begin to arrive
  • late in the month.
This is a listing of Birding Places located mostly in
the protected area of Roosevelt International Park.

Visitor Centre - mowed lawns, fields, thickets,
forest edges and marine shorland. Look for Nashville,
North-em Pamla, Magnolia, Black-throated Green
Warblers, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Chipping
Sparrow, Purple Finch, Pine Siskin.

Friar's Head - open fields, thickets, mixed woods
and marine shoreland. Habitats for Alder Flycatcher,
Nash-ville, Magnolia, Black-throated Green, Chestnut
sided Warbler (uncommon).

Fire Pond Trail - coniferous and mixed woods, forest
edges and pond. Bay-breasted and Wilson's Warblers,
Sharp-Shinned Hawk and Winter Wren sighted in this
area. Migrant Solitary Sandpiper (uncommon) at

Junction, Cranberry Point Drive and Tourist infor-
marion Centre Road
- mixed woods, thickets, alder
bog. Blackburnfan, Magnolia, Wilson's Warbler
(uncommon), Hairy Woodpecker.

Fox Farm - open fields, thickets, forest edges, tidal
flats. Alder Flycatcher, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, North-
ern Pamla, Magnolia, Chestnut-sided Warbler

Tidal flats good for migrant shorebirds. American
Woodcock in low, wet areas of back trails.

Cranberry Point - marine shoreland, mixed woods,
regenerating forest. Good gathering area for mixed
flocks of warblers with fledglings in late summer
before migration. Look for uncommon Cape May
Warbler. White-winged Crossbills seen here (nomadic,
highly variable).

Upper Duck Pond - tidal flats, estuary and marsh,
mixed woods. Excellent for migrant shorebirds. Take-
o point for warblers, flycatchers, nuthatches, chicka-
dees, kinglets, etc., in late summer. American Black
Duck, Northern Harrier seen in estuary area.


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Last revised: 02/21/2002 .