The Barachois


Next, you will enter the tidal pools and bars of the barachois, a richly biodiverse wetland ecosystem of the southern shore of the Gaspé Peninsula. A natural filtration system, this ecosystem is home to many birds.

Species to see:

  • Canadian geese
  • wood ducks
  • mallards
  • black ducks
  • Northern pintails
  • American wigeons

If you have any inquiries about this ecosystem or its wild life, click here.


Photo : Wikimedia Commons (Mbdortmund)

Canadian geese