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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  • Don’t know what to say apart from you must go to see this !! The tours are reasonably priced but great fun for the whole family You must do this !  more »
  • Visiting the Frigate bird sanctuary is an absolute must. A 15 minute boat ride to a 20,000 bird sanctuary. Incredible.  more »
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