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25 Oct Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding, shorebird | Comments Off on Great Egret

Great Egret

Great Egret

If you’ve been on one of our tours before and peered over the railing into the depths of the salt marsh, then there’s a very good chance that you noticed a tall, ghostly pale shape silhouetted against the green backdrop … Continue reading

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05 Sep Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Star News Shore Picks- Help us!

Star News Shore Picks- Help us!

Star News Shore Picks- Help us!

Hello Blogosphere, If you enjoyed your cruise with us at Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours, please help us spread the word. The best way to do that right now would be to go online to the Wilmington Star News’ website (www.starnewsonline.com) … Continue reading

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28 Aug Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Cruisers Club

Cruisers Club

Cruisers Club

At Wrightsville Beach Scenic Tours, we want to build lasting relationships with our customers and passengers, and provide a consistently outstanding boating experience. Cruising is always more fun when you’re with friends, and we’d like to get to know you … Continue reading

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26 Jul Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding, shorebird, Special Trip | Comments Off on Piping Plover

Piping Plover

Piping Plover

You never know what you’re going to see when you come on a birding trip with Captain Joe. Besides the normal cast of shorebirds, including black skimmers, least terns, pelicans, and cormorants, sometimes we’ll see something truly remarkable. This Tuesday … Continue reading

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17 Jul Posted by in Blog, Special Trip | Comments Off on Sunray Venus Clam

Sunray Venus Clam

Sunray Venus Clam

  For the shellers out there… It’s amazing what you’ll find out on Masonboro Island. The remote location means that fewer people get the opportunity to pick through the treasures that the ocean washes upon the shore, and therefore you’re … Continue reading

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19 Jun Posted by in Blog, fishing | Comments Off on Spotted Eagle Ray

Spotted Eagle Ray

Spotted Eagle Ray

If you’re out on the water as much as we are, there’s a good chance that you’ll end up seeing something wild. As we’ve said in previous posts, dolphins are a common occurrence, and we also spot rare birds like … Continue reading

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28 May Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding | Comments Off on Ospreys

Ospreys

Ospreys

Ospreys, fish eagles, or sea hawks- no matter what you call them, these birds are amazing. They’ve been sighted in classical Greek and Roman literature, as mascots for local university’s sport teams, and, of course, from the deck of the … Continue reading

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29 Apr Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on We See Dolphins

We See Dolphins

We See Dolphins

It’s not an uncommon occurrence on the Shamrock: We’ll be motoring down Banks Channel, grooving on Bob Marley and investigating sandbars for rare birds, when one of the passengers shrieks and points at the water. “Dolphin!” they’ll say. “I just … Continue reading

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04 Apr Posted by in Blog, north carolina birding, shorebird | Comments Off on The Least Terns have Re(tern)ed, Earth Day Special

The Least Terns have Re(tern)ed, Earth Day Special

The Least Terns have Re(tern)ed, Earth Day Special

The next time you head to the beach, turn the volume down on your radio and instead listen for a sharp, high-pitched twittering sound. That’s the call of the Least Tern, the smallest species of the tern family of nesting … Continue reading

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22 Mar Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Easter Egg Hunt 2013

Easter Egg Hunt 2013

Easter Egg Hunt 2013

Last year on our annual Easter egg hunt we had over 150 people exploring every nook and cranny on Masonboro to find eggs. Adults and kids alike had a blast, and this year, you can too! We’ll be heading out … Continue reading

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