George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
is a protected area in Delta
, British Columbia
and is part the the Fraser River
estuary. The area includes managed wetlands, marshes and dikes. The 300-hectare (740-acre) area has numerous walking trails, bird blinds, lookouts and a gift shop. It has resident nesting sites for Sandhill Cranes
, Bald Eagles
, Spotted Towhees
and many others. Migrants include, Lesser Snow Geese
, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Long-billed Dowitchers
, and Western Sandpipers
. Over 268 species have so far been recorded in the Sanctuary.
The sanctuary is open year round from 9 am to 4 pm local time.
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