Are Harbor Seals Bypassing the Outer Banks This Year?

The weather finally turned cold today. Honestly with that northeast wind blowing at around 25, bitterly cold is properly how it could be described. It’s been a while since it has been this cold on the Outer Banks. It certainly has saved on heating bills, but the truth is, it is January and it is … Continue reading Are Harbor Seals Bypassing the Outer Banks This Year?

Seals Return to Outer Banks Beaches

Yes, that is a seal on the Nags Head beach. There’s not a lot of them, but surprisingly, every winter a few seal do stop by the Outer Banks. For the most part they’re harbor seals, although an occasional gray seal is also spotted. They seem to be following colder ocean water temperatures, as a … Continue reading Seals Return to Outer Banks Beaches