Pine Island’s secluded and unspoiled location attracts many varieties of exotic wildlife. For Bird Watchers more than 17 pairs of American Bald Eagles can be seen soaring over Pine Island skies. Osprey can be seen dotted all over the island, with nesting season in the winter, they are always fun to watch. Many varieties of heron, roseate spoonbills, pelicans, egrets and ibis also call Pine Island home and can easily be seen as you explore our beautiful island.
The abundance and variety of beautiful tropical plants that grow and bloom here gives us vibrant splashes of color all year long. They capture the eye of many artists and photographers and the hearts of all who see them.
The waters of Pine Island Sound are rich with marine life. Endangered manatees can been seen in area waterways and dolphins frolic in our aquatic preserves. It is always exciting to spot tarpon, loggerhead sea turtles, leopard rays and many more species of tropical marine animals.
When you are making your list of things to bring to Pine Island , don’t forget your camera and binoculars!