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January Birding in South Carolina
an Elizabethton Bird Club trip

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Kiawah Island

Bonaparte’s Gulls


Ring-billed Gull

Caw Caw County Park

Little Blue Heron (juvenile)

Little Blue Heron (adult)

Red-headed Woodpecker

Folly Island

Morris Island Lighthouse, with cormorants


Red Knots, Ruddy Turnstones, Sanderlings, and Willets

Ruddy Turnstone

Roxbury Park

the Tennesseeans in South Carolina

Yellow-rumped Warblers

Donnelly Wildlife Management Area

This blackbird suffered lengthy scrutiny. It was called a Brewer’s, and later demoted to a Rusty.

Great Blue Heron

Double-crested Cormorants

Bear Island Wildlife Management Area

Red-cockaded Woodpeckers
A major success! In recent years our group has repeatedly visited R-C-W habitat, in vain until now.

Bear Island held a marvelous supply of ducks, flying about and settling in for the evening.

Pitt Street Bridge

American Oystercatcher

Tricolored Heron

Savannah Sparrow

Horned Grebe

Snowy Egret

Hooded Merganser

Thompson Park

we birders birding

Sod Farm

Horned Larks

All in all, the trip was very successful, with 126 bird species identified. That would be good any time of year!
Thanks to Joe and Kim!

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