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ICHENCHON – BIRD SANCTUARY

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Welcome to the Bird Sanctuary in the I-Chenchon area which offers habitat for both sea and forest birds. ‘I-Chenchon’ in the native tongue means ‘the bird nest’. The bird sanctuary was established in the early 1980s through local law for the preservation of bird habitat. In the year 2011, the bird sanctuary became a part of a greater bird sanctuary established for an endangered native bird known as the Mariana Crow or ‘aga’ by the native tribes (just kidding, no tribes here).

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Entrance into the grassy parking area and overlook facing westward towards Alaguan Bay and the end of the Pacific Ocean.

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Concrete walkway, railing and pavillion leading towards the cliff end overlooking the sea bird nesting area, Pacific Ocean and Mariana Trench.

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