Lawn Bay Ecological Reserve


Lawn Bay Ecological Reserve is located near Lord's Cove, Burin Peninsula and protects the only breeding colony of Manx Shearwater in North America. The reserve's three islands may be viewed from shore or by boat. Visit an interpretive plaque in Lord's Cove. Access and distance restrictions are in effect due to the sensitive nature of the bird colonies. Some activities (such as research, tours or commercial operations) require a permit. Contact for more information.

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Locations & Dates

  • Lawn Bay, offshore from Lord's Cove, Route 220, Lawn
  • 46.8698, -55.6163
  • Jan 1 - Dec 31



  • Restricted access, see website for permit information.