Boatswain Bird Island

Antarctic Peninsula

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Ascension Island

Boatswain Bird Island

​Boatswain Bird Island, off the east coast of Ascension is a nature reserve and offers great opportunities for bird lovers. Besides the endemic Ascension Frigate-bird (Fregata aquila) three species of boobies, two species of tropic birds, two noddy’s and the Fairy Tern breed on this rocky islet. The area around the island is great for zodiac cruising and snorkeling.

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