Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge


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Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR
5003 Hallett Cir
Cape Charles, VA 23310

Phone:757-331-2760
Fax:757-331-3424
Web: www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=51651
Established: 1969.
Location:Off the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, 14 miles south of Cape Charles.
Special Features:Because there are no mammalian predators, the island provides protection for such species and brown pelican and royal terns.
Habitats: 1,850-acre barrier island consisting of brackish marsh, beach, and upland.
Access: Guided tours available by reservation on weekends between October and March. No other public access.
Wild life: Waterfowl, shorebirds, songbirds, and raptors, including peregrine falcons and bald eagles. Other species include the sea turtle and tiger beetle.

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