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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  • 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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  • This sanctuary of frigates is very interesting to see. To get there take the ferry to St. John or a tour operator that offers the service. The crossing up to Barbuda lasts 90 minutes and the sea is very rough. Made to Barbuda, take a small boat motor that will take you to the sanctuary. The frigates to red breasts (males) are not present during the summer months. Only females and babies are at the sanctuary, but they are in large numbers.
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  • Amazing frigate birds. A must see if you holiday in Antigua and Barbuda
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