Rabbit Island

Why You Should Visit
This island preserve supports salt marsh water snakes and diamondback terrapins. It is also a potentially important site for migrating shorebirds.

Off the coast of Ono Island in Baldwin County

26 acres

Why the Conservancy Selected This Site
This site was donated to The Nature Conservany and represents a unique example of a coastal marsh island.

What the Conservancy is Doing
Our strategies for this preserve include very little staff interaction. Our goal is to provide protection for the migrating shore birds and provide them safe nesting sites.

How to Prepare for Your Visit
To ensure that nesting water birds are not disturbed, this preserve can be visited only when prior arrangements are made. For further information, call (205) 251-1155 or e-mail


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