We offer pelagic trips from Hatteras, North Carolina to explore our near shore, dynamic ecosystem formed by the combination of the Continental Shelf edge & the Gulf Stream Current.
SPACE UPDATE for Summer trips: Aug 1 has 1 space open, Aug 3 has 1, Aug 15 has 1, Aug 16 has 1, Aug 30 has 1, Sept 6 is FULL, Sept 7 has 2 (7/22/14)
Summer trips are as follows: July 25, 26, 27 aboard the Stormy Petrel II; August 1 & 3 aboard the Skua; August 2 aboard the Stormy Petrel II; August 8, 9, 10 aboard the Stormy Petrel II; August 15, 16, 17 aboard the Skua; August 30 & 31 aboard the Skua; September 6 & 7 aboard the Skua; September 13 (weather date of the 14th) aboard the Stormy Petrel II
Our trips on July 11 & 12 found Black-cappeds, Cory’s, Great, & Audubon’s Shearwaters, Wilson’s, Leach’s, & Band-rumped Storm-Petrels, and Bridled Tern! Plus an awesome, young Sargassum Fish! Red-billed Tropicbird on June 27th plus two Trindade Petrels on the 28th – both Discovery Series trips aboard the Skua! Also saw Black-capped Petrels, Cory’s, Great, Manx, and Audubon’s Shearwaters, Wilson’s, Leach’s, and Band-rumped Storm-Petrels, Long-tailed Jaeger, Cuvier’s Beaked Whales, and Bottlenose Dolphins!
MAY 21 – BERMUDA, TRINDADE, & FEA’S PETRELS PLUS EUROPEAN STORM-PETREL!! Spring Blitz Day #1, click on Blog above for the report, list, and more photos
Photo by Brian Patteson – Bermuda Petrel May 21, 2014
Our 2014 schedules are posted! We have added the DISCOVERY SERIES trips for 2014 – please click on the links under “Schedule” above for dates and information! The trip dates are also listed on our calendar with information about each (this feature is located to the right). Please click on the link to our blog for trip reports, photos, and lists from 2013 plus our trips so far for 2014!
If you would like some help with birding on land while you are on the Outer Banks, try getting in touch with Jeff Lewis in Manteo. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and he would love to take you birding