Machias Seal Island Bird Sanctuary

19313 WDPA ID
10.46 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Canada


  • Original Name Machias Seal Island Bird Sanctuary
  • English Designation Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category III
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1944
  • Sublocation CA-NB
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Canadian Wildlife Service, Atlantic Region
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database Updated: 2022 Environment and Climate Change Canada

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Machias Seal Island Bird Sanctuary from the World Database on Protected Areas, June 2023. Available at: