Birdwatching is a fun activity that you can enjoy as of early May all the way until December for some species.
Since so many birds frequent Land's End, this sector is a must for any bird tour.
- Number of species in Gaspésie: 365
- Number of globally threatened species: 10
- Number of extinct species: 3
- Number of introduced species: 4
Northern gannets are one of the most spectacular seabird species. Bonaventure Island is home to 120,000 of these birds and is the most accessible and second largest northern gannet colony in the world.
Most popular birdwatching sites:
- Réserve faunique de Matane
- Capucins Bay
- Cap-Chat Estuary
- Parc national de la Gaspésie
- Rivière-à-Claude to Gros-Morne
- Pointe à la Renommée
- Gaspé (York, Dartmouth and Saint-Jean rivers, Sandy Beach and Haldimand beach)
- Forillon National Park
- Seal Cove, Pointe Saint-Pierre and the Malbaie Barachois
- Parc national de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé
- Grande Rivière and its estuary
- Petit Pabos Barachois and Grand Pabos Bay
- Port-Daniel Bay
- Hope Town Marsh
- Banc de Paspébiac
- New Carlisle Point
- Bonaventure Barachois
- Ruisseau Creux
- Saint-Siméon Marsh
- Taylor's Point Park, New Richmond
- Pointe Verte, Maria
- Carleton-sur-Mer Barachois
- Restigouche Estuary
- Matapédia and Les Plateaux
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