End Pond is a shallow 13 acre pond that provides
excellent birding all year. It is a protected area
managed by the Anguilla National Trust and they have
constructed two viewing areas on the site. The
pond is very close to the road and often the best
birding can be done right from your car.
variety of birdlife can be found on East End Pond
including waterfowl, herons, egrets, and a number of
different types of shorebirds. Terrestrial birds
can also be seen in the dense vegetation around the
pond. Don't forget to look overhead for raptors
including American Kestrals and Ospreys.
often frequent the pond. Don't be surprised to see
endangered Least Terns feeding during the summer months
Caribbean Coots like the one in the photograph above,
breed here. They have been known to hybridize with
American Coots. This activity happened in January
of 2012. The American Coot in the photo below was
tending to the nest built with the Caribbean Coot above,
while another chick from the same family was being fed.