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CWA Boundary:

Birds Island Boundary Map

County: Martin

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.

Bird Island Spoon bill (birds)