A Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) was found trapped in a screen porch last week. The hawk had been trapped there for days and was extremely dehydrated. Tracey Ritchie, BHIC's Director of Education, transported the bird to the Sea Biscuit Wildlife Shelter. After mice, fluids, and an overall check, the hawk was rejuvenated! BHIC staff released the hawk over the weekend. Look for this beautiful bird darting through the...


Visit our Facebook page to check out a phenomenal photograph by Doug Eberle! Doug was able to get a beautiful shot of the coyote (Canis latrans) that has been seen on Bald Head Island. This was taken in the marsh behind Lighthouse Landing. Coyotes are common to this area, but not often seen on BHI. They are about the size of a medium sized dog with adults ranging from about 4 feet in length and can average 20-45 pounds....


Happy New Year! The BHI Conservancy offices have reopened. Visit our Barrier Island Study Center Monday- Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. Please click on our homepage calendar for all upcoming education programs. We hope to see you soon!