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West End Cays

West End Cays
West End Cays. Photo by J. Pierce.

The West End Cays are unique in the Virgin Islands region because of the nesting sea birds. These isolated islands are one of the few nesting sites for species such as the masked booby, the Bahama duck and the brown pelican.

Location: St. Thomas Island, VI

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 1,750

Ownership: Virgin Islands Government

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012