Osprey Banding Tour

Book now!

A Cape Water Tours and Taxi Exclusive!

In the early summer, our Osprey Banding Eco Tours, which take the place of our regular Eco Tours, will present a rare opportunity for our passengers. Captain Steve takes us to osprey nesting platforms where he will place identification tags on the osprey fledglings before they begin to fly. This practice does not hurt the birds and is done specifically to gather information about the birds such as migration patterns, life span and behaviors. These opportunities are few as the optimal time to band these magnificent birds is when they are 7-8 weeks old.

BandingMaddySteve1     FLEco2      osprey  020img 9526

These tours are for everyone to enjoy, irrespective of age. We have binoculars on board and you are welcome to bring your own. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Don’t let the season pass by without calling to reserve your place on the Osprey Banding Cruise.

2017 DATES:   June 29, July 1, July 6, July 7,  July 8, July 11, July 13 (tentative)

(Updated 7/6 after a nest check)

 We sometimes have to modify these dates according to the nesting and hatching timimg of the birds.

FARES:  $32 ADULTS

                $31 SENIORS 60 AND OVER

             $27 CHILDREN 11 AND UNDER

           

Bring your friends, family, visitors, co-workers or just yourself along with your picnic dinner and/or your favorite beverage. Alcohol is allowed.






302-644-7334

facebook1