Birding Cruise on the White Oak River

© 2015 North Carolina Coastal Federation

© 2015 North Carolina Coastal Federation

Join local birding expert Joanne Powell for a birding cruise on the White Oak River in Swansboro. The group will slowly cruise on a covered ferryboat through the estuaries in and around the White Oak River and Bogue Sound, including Huggins and Bear islands, looking for resident and migratory birds.

Participants will meet at the Hammocks Beach State Park Visitor Center in Swansboro and are asked to bring their own binoculars as well as water and a snack and to dress appropriately for the weather. The program fee is $20 for Coastal Federation members and $25 for non-members. All ages are welcome, though the program is geared toward adults and older children.

Registration is required. Maximum of 35 participants.

Birding Cruise Details

When:

Sunday, May 22, 2016
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Where:
Hammocks Beach State Park Visitor Center
1572 Hammocks Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

Contact:
Sam Bland
samb@nccoast.org
252-393-8185

 

Cancellation Policy
Cruises are held rain or shine. If event is cancelled due to severe weather, registration may be transferred to another scheduled event or refunded.

Registration is required at nccoast.org/events and is nonrefundable. There is a maximum of 35 participants. For more information call 252-393- 8185.

Additional White Oak River Birding Cruises are scheduled for the following dates: May 22, and June 5.


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