Island is the largest of Anguilla's offshore cays
located off the eastern end of the island. It was
designated as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by Birdlife
International for its globally important breeding
colonies of Roseate Terns and Laughing Gulls.
Breeding colonies of Royal and Least Terns are also
Roseate Terns in Foreground and Larger
Laughing Gulls at Water's Edge
Leatherback and Green Turtles breed here and a number of
reptiles are also found on the island.
and whales are known to pass between Scrub and the
eastern end of the main island.
It is a
privately owned island and in 2012 The Government of
Anguilla entered into an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
for extensive development of the island for tourism.