Bird Islands Cruise

Cruise of the Lower Cape Fear Bird Islands


Sunday June 7, 2015


This cruise will include islands in the lower Cape Fear River where the birds have chosen their nesting sites. They are all North Carolina Audubon Bird Sanctuaries.

Bring your camera and binoculars to view nesting areas of many coastal water birds including pelicans, white ibis, great egrets and herons. Pack a picnic lunch if you would like. Soft drinks and water will be sold aboard ship. Our guides for this narrated event include area experts  Dr. James Parnell retired Professor Emeritus of Biology from UNCW and Walker Golder, Deputy Director of the North Carolina Audubon Society.

When and Where:

Sunday, June 7, 2015

11:00 – 3:30 pm (Boarding 10:45 am)

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For further information send an email message to Melinda Stewart at


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