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Virginia's Eastern Shore Sights

National Wildlife Refuges

  • 5003 Hallett Circle Map It
  • Cape Charles
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

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At the southernmost tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, the unique Eastern Shore of Virginia and the Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuges—including nearby Skidmore Island—established in 1984, are among the most untrammeled havens for winged wildlife, resident and migrating alike, in the region.

Each fall, between late August and early November, a vast migration of monarch butterflies and songbirds descend by the thousands on these forests and wetlands in myrtle

and bayberry thickets, grasslands and croplands, on their voyage south.

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5003 Hallett Circle , Cape Charles, Virginia, 23310, United States

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