Bird Islands Cruise

2016 Cruise of the Lower Cape Fear Bird Islands

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 speakers from the North Carolina Audubon Society.

When and Where:

Saturday, May 14, 2016

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Boarding at 1:30 PM

Departing from Carolina Beach Marina
Address: 100 Carl Winner Ave


Will be available February 1 2016 and may be purchased at:
Wild Bird and Garden
Hanover Shopping Center
3501 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

OR from Diane Smith via US Mail, for further information send an email message to Diane Smith at:


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