Huivulai

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Huivulai ("Long neck" in the Mayo language) is an island located five kilometers off the coast of the Mexican state of Sonora in the Sea of Cortés.

The island is part of the municipio of Benito Juárez and is located 45 kilometers south of Ciudad Obregón. Huivulai island is 17 kilometers long by 1.2 kilometers wide. One of the main attractions of the island is its high dunes where 4x4 fans can race.

In this island, the movie Todo por nada (1964) was filmed.

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There is also a sweet water well 97 meters deep creating an oasis of date-producing palm trees where birds such as Fulvous Whistling Duck, Grey Pelicans and American White Pelicans live as well as grey herons, corvettas, cranes and albatross. Other species of birds seen in the island are turnstones, spoonbills, skimmers, waders, and other shorebirds, gulls, terns, frigatebirds, and boobies.

Along the beaches of these island tourists fish for mullets, sea bass, and two species of the genus Epinephelus.

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Coordinates: 27°03′43″N 109°58′37″W / 27.062°N 109.977°W / 27.062; -109.977