Cat Island & Mississippi Coast Bird Photography Adventure.

                       May 6th, 2024 to May 10th 2024

  Joint us for a bucket list adventure. We will spend two night and 3 days exploring canals off the Cat Island 7 mile off shore from the main land.

We will visit local rookeries and birding locations. The stay will be in the only lodge on the Island powered by a generator. The event includes all meals on the Island as well as the boat transportation with captains and guides from Shore Thing Charters. We will get you to and from the hotel to the dock.

                                     Shore Thing Charters



The cost of the event includes all instruction, Transportation to and from the island, guides, meals on the Island. your additional Cost will be the hotel the first night ( May 6th) and the last night May9th, as well as any meals west for on the mainland while we are on shore.




While on the Island we will explore the island by boat and foot( No heavy hiking) for wildlife. We will also leave the main island by boat to smaller islands and rookeries to a variety ar bird species. Guides will bring us at ideal location in early morning good light and good afternoon light.






While having down time during mid day there is plenty of photography opportunities to be had. From Humming birds to song birds all hang out when we are lodging looking for food. You might even find raccoons and gators in the area.






A few images of the accommodations as well as images taken while hanging out at the lodge.






The cost of the event :  This includes all transpiration from hotel to dock and back to hotel the end of the trip. Also includes accommodations on Cat Island as well as meals,soft drinks and snacks. Group classroom instruction and critique session during classroom. You are responsible for the first night hotel stay and last night hotel stay. You are also responsible for any main land meals we may stop for such as dinner the last night.The included meals on Cat Island are all seafood based so be aware of that. Both sea food and shell fish may be utilized by the chief.


      Full tuition : $2200   $500.00  non returnable deposit is required to hold your place. Balance is due 30 days prior the event.


                          Please send check to: Vinny Colucci

                                       115 Mamie Lane

                                   Jamestown ,NC 27282

                                   (Contact me when check is mailed)

     ( If you need to pay by card please contact me and we can do it over the phone. )

                                      (Their is a 3% add on for card use)

                          (Pay in full by January 2, 2024 and save $100.00)



Hotel for first and last night; 

Hampton Inn