Triangle Island

TRIANGLE ISLAND, 85 ha, is the outermost of the Scott Islands group about 45 km northwest of the north end of VANCOUVER ISLAND. Tiny, treeless and uninhabited, it is an ECOLOGICAL RESERVE protecting the nesting place for one-fifth of BC's breeding seabirds, more than any other island on the coast. It has the largest colony of Cassin's AUKLETS in the world (360,000 pairs, 40% of the world population) and the largest colony of tufted PUFFINS on the coast south of Alaska (25,000 pairs). As well,...

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