Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary

  • Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • Nunavut

Queen Maud Gulf Migratory Bird Sanctuary is the largest protected area in Canada, extending over land and sea. Established in 1961, this sanctuary was originally created to protect the largest variety of geese in North America, over 90% of the world’s population of Ross’ eese and 8% of Canada’s population of snow geese.