The Birds of Brier Island, Nova Scotia
Mills, Eric L.
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Brier Island, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the southwestern entrance to the Bay of Fundy, has been known for years as a prime birding destination. It combines access to unusually rich gatherings of pelagic birds, the chance of seeing rarities in greater frequency than almost anywhere else in the province, and the spectacle of large volume land bird migrations. Because of intense oceanic turbulence in the adjacent shallow water, which is in close proximity to deeper water, rich feeding is available for nearshore seabirds and pelagic species. Of the 470+ species recorded from the Province of Nova Scotia as a whole, 355 have been recorded from Brier Island.Print copies of Birds of Brier Island are available at a cost of $15.00 (plus shipping). Contact the NSIS Librarian: email@example.comSpecies occurrence data that is based on information found in this publication has been compiled and uploaded to the Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS Canada) - http://ipt.iobis.org/obiscanada/resource?r=brierisland_birds