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Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Fall Trips

29 Aug Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Fall Trips
Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours Fall Trips

The Atlantic Bird Migration is Gearing Up for Another Birdy Season

The Eastern Atlantic flyway is one of five major avian migration pathways in the North America. Here Locally, Masonboro and Hutaff Island’s, provides a myriad of coastal habitats, resulting in a well spring of resources for migrating birds heading to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

Starting September 6th, Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours and The Cape Fear Birder, Joseph Abbate, will be conducting daily and weekly birding tours in New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties in search of migrating and resident avian species. Come join the renowned birder, as he guides you on an open water exploration of the Intracoastal Waterway, inlet passages, and sandy barrier islands of Wrightsville Beach, Masonboro Island, and Hutaff Island.  Come relax on the catamaran style boat while observing the diverse flora and fauna that coastal North Carolina has to offer.  Topics will include a strong emphasis on shorebird identification and ecology, as well as coastal salt marsh function.

The bird species of Interest include: Caspian Tern,Piping Plover, Red-breasted Merganser, Bufflehead, Lesser Yellowlegs, Common Loon, and Black-bellied Plover

Masonboro Island Birding Cruise-

September 11th, and October 10th -10-12pm,$35


Hutaff Island Exploration-

September 14th, and October 27th-10-3pm$75


Masonboro Island Shelling Eco-

Tour-September 17,October 11th-11-1pm,$35


Photography Sunset Cruise-

September 19th and October 19th-4-6pm.$35