Ring-billed Gulls, Larus delawarensis, frequent BHI’s marshes and beaches during the winter months. They are strong flyers that can reach more than 40 miles per hour. While out on the beach or marsh, look for these medium-sized gulls with gray backs, yellow legs, and thick yellow bills with a distinct black ring near the tip. The Bald Head Island Conservancy is continuing their partnership with Lew Wilson...


Join us for the BHI Conservancy’s Winter Warmer Adult Lecture Series! This winter, join the Bald Head Island Conservancy via ZOOM from the comfort of your own home for our first ever Virtual Adult Educational Lecture Series. Learn from Bald Head Island Conservancy staff about island topics of interest, including deer, coyotes, invasive species, oceanography, and citizen science. Gain a better understanding of...


We want to thank the Department of Public Safety for their support! The members of the Department of Public Safety agreed to forgo shaving to participate in “No Shave November” and donate money normally spent on shaving and/or grooming to a charity. They selected the Bald Head Island Conservancy because they believe in the our mission to Discover, Learn, Conserve and Preserve, and because they wanted the...