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Wings & Wolves Guided Wildlife Tour

February 17 | 9:00 am 6:00 pm

Where geese fly and red wolves roam! Join Sylvan Heights birding experts on an adventure through Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.

Come spend the day with Sylvan Heights Bird Park on an adventure through Eastern North Carolina’s Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge. Our team of educators will take you through migrating waterfowl areas to see ducks, geese, and swans, and finish the day at the Red Wolf Center learning about the world’s most endangered wolf.

Both red wolves and waterfowl share these habitats and this area offers excellent wildlife viewing opportunities.

Our adventures begin at Sylvan Heights Bird Park on Friday, February 17. Transportation will be provided.

Departure from park to refuge area: 9:15 a.m.

Arrival and viewing activities: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ( approximately)

Activities include: Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, Pungo Unit of Pocosin Lakes NWR for viewing, observation, exploration and Red Wolf Center for an organized program.

Departure and Arrival back at Sylvan Height 5:45 – 6:00 p.m. ( approximately)

Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch. There are no fast food options available.

Water and snacks will be provided during the trip.

This event is for ages 16 and up.


– Bird identification guides will be available, however you are encouraged to bring your favorite guide. If you journal or keep sketch books, don’t forget to bring those, too.

– Binoculars

– Dress for the weather and possible muddy situations within the refuge, even with most viewing from the van. Plan to layer for comfort.

RAIN DATE: In the event of bad weather on February 17th, this tour will be postponed until Friday, February 24, 2023