Frigate Bird Sanctuary, Barbuda

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Frigate Bird Sanctuary remains a home to one of the largest colonies of frigate birds in the world. Watch dozens of rare birds from a boat tour, guided by a native Barbadian. The area also serves as a safe place for nesting pelicans, gulls, and terns. Locally called man-of-war thanks to its tendency to steal food from other species, the frigate bird is a fearless creature, so you can often approach it and observe from a short distance. If you visit with an authorized guide, make sure to book a day in advance, and try to make a quick stop at a nearby beach. Plan to see Frigate Bird Sanctuary and other attractions that appeal to you using our Barbuda holiday app .
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  • Ok really you should visit this place. It’s neat. Lots, and I mean lots, of birds. You can get as close as about 5-10 feet from them on the boat.  more »
  • the boat driver guiness takes u very slowly thru this bird sanctuary and all the males were gone in june when i went ut so many females and babies! worth it! wear sunblock and when u return Jala has l...  more »
  • This sanctuary is a must. The guides are always professional. Besides this we have cost $ 50 for 4. Go ahead.
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  • Amazing frigate birds. A must see if you holiday in Antigua and Barbuda
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