Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve

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Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve
Map showing the location of Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve
Map of Virginia
Location Northampton County, Virginia
Coordinates 37°09′16″N 75°57′00″W / 37.1544°N 75.95°W / 37.1544; -75.95Coordinates: 37°09′16″N 75°57′00″W / 37.1544°N 75.95°W / 37.1544; -75.95
Area 286 acres (1.16 km2)
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/natural_heritage/natural_area_preserves/magothybay.shtml

Magothy Bay Natural Area Preserve is a Natural Area Preserve located in Northampton County, Virginia. Jointly owned by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and The Nature Conservancy, its 286 acres (1.16 km2) encompass woodlands, wetlands, and salt marshes, providing foraging areas for various species of waterfowl, shorebirds, and wading birds. Diamondback terrapins and clapper rails are frequent visitors, as are many varieties of songbird.

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