Bird Island CWA
Total Area: 9.5 Acres
Closure Dates: Year-round
Focal Species: Wood storks, pelicans, roseate spoonbills, American oystercatcher.
This spoil island provides nesting and roosting habitat for a variety of birds, including the federally-listed wood stork and the state-threatened roseate spoonbill.
When roseate spoonbills began nesting at this site in 2012, it was the first time the species was documented nesting in Martin County.