Seeing the fall migration of shorebirds through the Bay of Fundy
is an unforgettable experience. For a brief few weeks each summer,
shorebirds enliven the upper Bay of Fundy and add more magic to an
already exceptionally magical place.
In summer, several species of
shorebird are on the move southward to their wintering areas and
happen to overlap at a big rest station that seems tailored-made
for tired hungry shorebirds in transit: the upper Bay of Fundy.
Quite a crowd of shorebirds assembles in the region, but the starring
role goes to the Semipalmated Sandpiper which makes up the large
bulk of the birds that visits Fundy. Though, each year unusual visitors
make surprise appearance in amongst the ranks of the more common