Sea turtles reside in ocean waters around the world. Usually only spending time on land to nest and lay eggs. However there is a population of sea turtles in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. For the last six years the Bald Head Island Conservancy and the Lohmann Lab at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill have partnered together to facilitate research on sea turtles. At the end of the summer sixteen sea turtles are...


The Bald Head Island Conservancy and other volunteers assisted with the Audubon Society’s 2019 Christmas Bird Count on January 5th, 2020. Eighty-three bird species were identified in Bald Head Island’s diverse habitats: five species of gull and many willets were out in large numbers on the beaches, despite windy conditions. Other species spotted included shorebirds such as Black-bellied Plover and Greater...


The Bald Head Island Conservancy and other volunteers assisted with the Audubon Society’s 2019 Christmas Bird Count on January 5th, 2020. Eighty-three bird species were identified in Bald Head Island’s diverse habitats. Canada Goose Blue-winged Teal Northern Shoveler Greater Scaup Black Scoter Hooded Merganser Red-breasted Merganser Pied-billed Grebe Mourning Dove Common Gallinule American...