Geotourism MapGuide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
inspire me!
Inspire Me!
Review great places recommended by locals. Give thumbs up or add to your Trip Planner.
Show Me:
  Birdwatching Area

Blackwood Point

 0 Thumbs Up! Give your thumbs up.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
|
 

If you are a nature lover, you will want to explore Black Wood Point, located on the northeastern tip of upper Pirate's Well. It is one of the natural habitats for Flamingos, National Bird of The Bahamas, and a variety of other bird species. It is also a breeding ground for conch and most of the indigenous fish.

Primary Species Commonly Experienced Here

Flamingos are the birds seen here most often, splashing in pools within the rocks and the adjoining bay, or flying overhead.

Best Times and Seasons for Viewing

It is best to go between sunrise and sunset, because daylight makes the journey easier. You're likely to see some birds whenever you visit.

Access Considerations and Directions

Access to Blackwood Point is via the Upper Bay of Pirate's Well. You can walk along the beach, but the sharp rocks near the point could make it difficult for most people. The best access is by boat on the water.

For More Information, Contact:

Administrator's Office-Mayaguana
General Delivery, Abraham's Bay, MG
(242) 339-3100 · fax (242) 339-3078

No comments have been made about this nomination. Be the first to add a comment!

-+
AtlasHybrid.Imagery(Satellite)OpenStreetMap

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 22.447312000
Longitude: -73.074011000
Elevation: 11 FT (3 M)
Meet the Contributor:
Averi Cleare
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
 
(68.6 miles / 111.1 kilometers)
 
Abaco National Park: Birding
The Abaco National Park is the major habitat of the Abaco or Bahama Parrot, and laws have been...
 
Allan's Cays: Important Bird Area (IBA)
Located at the northern end of the Exuma Cays, the Allan's Cays IBA is located between Ship...
 
Booby Rocks and Pirates Bay: Important Bird Area (IBA)
This IBA includes a cluster of rocks, known as Booby Rocks, and the Pirate's Bay IBA located on...
 
Cat Island Wetlands: Important Bird Area (IBA)
The Cat Island wetlands IBA is a mixture of crown and privately-owned land, which comprises a...
 
Great Inagua: Important Bird Area (IBA)
Inagua is the southernmost and third largest island of The Bahamas. The island is comprised of...