Join us for an extended weekend of birding in eastern North Carolina.

Northern Gannett -Photo by Norm Budnitz
  • Dates: Friday to Monday, January 12-15, 2018 (Friday to Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend).
  • Leaders: David Anderson, Vern Bothwell, Norm Budnitz, Tom Driscoll
  • Cost: A donation of $50 to New Hope Audubon Society. Participants are
    responsible for their own room, board, and transportation.
  • Limit: 18 people. 2 spaces left. Contact Norm Budnitz at to reserve a spot.
  • Itinerary and suggested lodging, subject to change depending on weather:
    (The bridge over the Alligator River will be closed for repairs, so this itinerary takes that into account.)

    Friday, 1/12: Drive to Plymouth, NC, and visit Pungo Lake for the late afternoon waterfowl show (if there is one). Lodging, Holiday Inn Express in Plymouth (make your own reservations).
    Saturday, 1/13: Lake Phelps, Lake Mattamuskeet, then on to the Outer Banks. Lodging, 2 nights at the Comfort Inn, 8031 Old Oregon Inlet Road, Nags Head (make your own reservations).
    Sunday, 1/14: Oregon Inlet, Bodie Island, Pea Island, Jeanette’s Pier, and other Outer Banks areas.
    Lodging, Comfort Inn again.
    Monday, 1/15: Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, then head home.

Contact Norm Budnitz at to reserve a spot.

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