Bird Watching

While the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary has gained fame as a world-class whale watching destination, it can also claim the distinction of being an exciting location for bird watching. The rich waters provide a mix of plankton and small fish to attract a wide variety of species.

Click here to review a guide to sanctuary birds.

Click here for a chart of seasonal status of sightings.

Click here for information on the annual Christmas Bird Count.

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