Shelter Cove

Shelter Cove


Area name

Shelter Cove

Area Location

Mid-Island. On the right of Hwy. 278 behind Kroger’s supermarket

Area Map


Shelter Cove is a public area.


  • Near restaurants and shopping.
  • Convenient parking behind the Kroger supermarket.

Key Birds


Pied-billed Grebe (common except summer), Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, White Ibis, Black-crowned High-Heron, Yellow-Crowned Night-Heron.


  • There is a roosting area for birds in the trees behind the Kroger supermarket. They come to roost in the evening after feeding during the day.  Note that the birds may not be around in early summer.
  • A viewing platform is planned by the Shelter Cove developer, though not yet in the process of being built.

Birds To Watch