Sunday, May 15, 2011

Sunset Beach - Recommended Site on the North Carolina Birding Trail

The North Carolina Birding Trail includes Sunset Beach Island (location #10) on its list of recommended spots for getting a glimpse of several notable species of our fine feathered friends, including the Horned Grebe, Wood Stork, American Oystercatcher, Black Skimmer, Painted Bunting, and many many others. Locally known as Bird Island, the state-owned coastal reserve is one spot mentioned; but the guide also details lots of other great locations to go, along the saltmarsh and other open areas around the village.

The Town of Sunset Beach and the NC Birding Trail have published a Guide to birding spots in Sunset Beach. And, at the end of an energetic day of exploring the beauties of the NC coastal habitats with your camera and binoculars, you can come back to Sunset Beach Bliss to relax on the screened in porch, sip your favorite beverage, and watch the Egrets fishing in the lagoon below.