The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary
Stone Harbor has the only heronry sponsored by a municipality in the United States.
The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary is registered as a National Landmark by the
National Park Service. This 21 acre spot of nature is tucked away within the confines
of this beautiful resort. Off street parking is provided for your convenience.
Thousands of herons of varieties have nested in this safe, protected sanctuary since
1947. Species that are common to the sanctuary are the American (common) Egret;
the Snowy Egret; the Louisiana Heron; the Green Heron; the Yellow Crowned and
Black Crowned Night Egrets; the Cattle Egret and the Glossy Ibis.