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

Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks

  We sure had a warm December on the Outer Banks. Then suddenly earlier this week, temperature plummeted, we had a dusting of snow and a whole day where the temperatures struggled to reach the freezing mark. Inconvenient and a little bit miserable for us warm blooded animals, but for for cold blooded animals—especially sea … Continue reading Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks