Birds on Kidston Island

American redstart

During a recent canoe paddle and walk around Kidston Island, just a few hundred meters from the village of Baddeck, we saw the following bird species: American bald eagle, downy and pileated woodpeckers, spotted sandpiper, a family of Canada geese, yellow warblers, American redstarts, common terns, belted kingfisher, American crows, common grackle, American robin, bohemian waxwings, and cliff, tree and barn swallows.