East Bay Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Coral Harbour, Southampton Island, Kivalliq


This sanctuary is located in East Bay in southeast Southampton Island, about 71 kilometres (44 miles) east of Coral Harbour. It is 1,138 square kilometres (439 square miles) in size and it protects habitat for dozens of bird species including arctic terns, Atlantic brants, black-bellied and golden plovers, black guillemots, herring and Sabine’s gulls, jaegers, ruddy turnstones, king eider ducks, red knots and red phalaropes, white-rumped sandpipers, oldsquaws, Canada geese and red-throated loons.

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