The George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary located in the Fraser River estuary is of international significance to birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway. The 850 acre sanctuary contains a wide variety of habitats that include; ponds, tidal marshes, sloughs and is surrounded by farmland on Westham Island. March is a great time to visit (although there is always a large variety of waterfowl, shorebirds, raptors etc. throughout the year. The spring migration typically starts with the arrival of swallows, hummingbirds, while a number of migratory waterfowl start to head north. Nesting activity of songbirds, ducks and geese was just beginning and will build through April. The sanctuary opens at 9:00 am and closes at 4:00 pm 7 days a week and is reasonably priced at $5 per adult. A few shots taken on Saturday can be seen by clicking this link, or on the photo to the left.