Mary's Point

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Mary's Point

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  • Area: 
    1,200 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    45°44'N 64°45'W
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Mary's Point. 24/05/82; New Brunswick; 1,200 ha; 45°44'N 064°45'W. Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve, National Wildlife Area. A peninsula of various terrestrial habitats bordered by gravel beaches and extensive intertidal mudflats, supporting the world's highest known density of the crustaceans Corophium volutator, the principle food source for millions of migratory shorebirds staging here during the fall migration. 200,000 Calidris pusilla may be present at one time in late summer and more than two million pass through in August. Numerous species of other shorebirds occur in large numbers. A trail, viewing deck, and interpretation center are available. Ramsar site no. 236. Most recent RIS information: 2001.

Administrative region: 
New Brunswick

  • National legal designation: 
    • national wildlife area
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