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Good Viewing Locations

The following locations are good places to start if your interested in viewing members of the Willet species.


These photographs are provided to help you identify members of the Willet species and are provided here courtesy of the individual photographers, who retain copyright. You may not reproduce these photos without permission. Click on any photo for a the full-sized version.

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More about the Willet on the Internet

The following websites can help you learn more about the Willet species. These websites are maintained by other organizations, and when you click on the links below, you'll be visiting their websites, not ours.

Seasonal Frequency

You can use the following as a guide to when you can most easily expect to spot members of the Willet species on Prince Edward Island. This information comes from The Natural History Society of Prince Edward Island which retains and publishes records of bird sightings.

March 16 to May 31
(northerly migration)

Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
June 1 to August 15
(nesting season)

Common, 10 - 49 birds per day
August 16 to December 14
(southerly migration)

Fairly common, 1 - 9 birds per day
December 15 to March 15
Not found

Nesting on PEI

The Willet is known or believed to nest on PEI.

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