After the wet and windy months of winter, spring brings Hatteras Island back to life, with the return of seasonal feathered friends. Birdwatching enthusiasts from around the world come to experience the majestic wildlife of Buxton NC, and nearby towns throughout the OBX. There are plenty of places to bird-watch on your next spring trip to the Outer Banks. Book one of our Shore Details rentals for picturesque views from the comfort of your rental. Unlike most Hatteras Island hotels, Shore Details features well-maintained homes complete with outstanding amenities.

Things to see on Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island is the most populated area of the Outer Banks, and it is home to some of its most iconic and well-loved attractions, like the iconic lighthouses. After touring the tallest brick lighthouse in the world, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, wander through Buxton Woods Trail. Visit, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Which shares the area’s rich maritime history. Walk through the remains of hundreds of shipwrecks that occurred off the Outer Banks coastline as a result of Diamond Shoals. Observe Wildlife at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, or embark on an adventure as you explore uncharted waters in a kayak.

Birds on Hatteras Island

Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher or you want to explore the natural splendor of the Outer Banks, you’ve come to the right spot! Hatteras Island is a primary migratory route for birds spanning the eastern coastline. You’ll have a front-row seat to a striking display of migratory birds. Various bird sanctuaries have been set up along the Outer Banks to protect hundreds of bird species. While reserves and wildlife refuges are some of the best places for birdwatching, there are also many other spots to see birds. Whether you’ve come to spot wildlife or to enjoy a quiet time on the beaches of Hatteras Island before the summer crowds take over, Shore Details has the ideal rental for your Spring trip to the OBX.