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Young Island IBA

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Young Island
Important Bird Area

Grand Isle, Vermont 05458
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Young Island IBA
Coordinates: 44.7401, -73.3459
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Tips for birding Young Island
Birdwatching in Vermont, p. 39
“This maritime scene, unique in Vermont (except on the Discovery channel), is best observed by boat.”

About Young Island IBA
The Young Island Important Bird Area includes Young Island and Bixby Island which are also known as the “Sister Islands.

Young Island is a state-owned island in Lake Champlain (5 acres). It is a breeding location for rare and priority species, primarily colonial waterbirds. Important species include; Great Black-backed Gull, Black-crowned Night Heron, and Herring Gull.