Some Breeding Birds of Carden
The most famous birds of the Carden Alvar are the Loggerhead Shrikes. Birders travel long distances to view this species which is endangered in eastern Canada. On weekends in late May and June, there are so many birders’ cars along Wylie Road that it resembles a parking lot, especially near the famous “Box 10”. But there are many other birds, besides the Shrikes and Bluebirds, that are attracted to the alvar habitat. This article will feature a few of these other birds that breed in the Carden I.B.A.