Category Archives: Nature

Seabrook Island Results from the 120th Christmas Bird Count

For the fifth year, Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) participated in the annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) on Friday January 3, 2020 as part of the Sea Islands CBC. This was the 120 Christmas Bird Count since its creation in 1900. … Continue reading

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Be in the Know – Subscribe to SIB’s Google Group Emails

Did you miss the bird walk on North Beach last Saturday morning?  It started with an email sent last Friday mid-day from Ed Konrad to “SeabrookIslandBirders@googlegroups.com” and resulted with 14 SIB members enjoying a great morning of birding the next … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead for New Single-Use Plastics Guidelines

As of January 1,2020, operations throughout Charleston will be required to eliminate use of single-use carryout and merchandise bags, as well as certain plastic carryout and food packaging items. These new measures will mean cleaner city streets and ocean waters. … Continue reading

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Learning Together at the Maintenance Center – January 18

Date: Saturday January 18, 2020 Time: 2:00 p.m. -4:30 p.m. Title: Learning Together at the Maintenance Area Location: Meet at SIPOA Garden Plots parking lot Max: 30 Cost: Free members; $5 donation for guests (No guest fee required for Brew … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Center of Birds of Prey – January 22

Register TODAY to Attend! Back by popular demand, please join us for an exciting and informative evening with the Center of Birds of Prey! You will have the opportunity to see wild birds of prey up close and personal during … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire Friday, January 10

Full Wolf Moon Friday, January 10, 2020 Between Boardwalk 1 and 2 Sunset – 5:32 pm Moonrise – 5:34 pm High Tide – 9:23 pm After two rainy full moons, the forecast is good for a bonfire on the beach … Continue reading

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2020 Tide Tables Available at Town Hall and SIPOA Office

2020 Tide Tables are now available at Seabrook Island Town Hall (2001 Seabrook Island Road) and the SIPOA Office (1202 Landfall Way). Residents may stop by either location during regular business hours to pick up a free copy. The 2020 … Continue reading

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Winter Birding on Crooked Oaks

Monday December 2, 2019 was a beautiful, yet chilly day out on Crooked Oaks Golf Course on Seabrook Island, SC. Fifteen members drove in golf carts for the 18 holes of the course for our “birding together”, including two new … Continue reading

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SIB Christmas Backyard Birding at the Boat Ramp December 22

Join SIB members near the home of Melanie and Robert Jerome at the boat ramp on Creek Watch Trace on Seabrook Island on Sunday, December 22 at 7:00 am – 9:00 am. Yes, we are starting that early. You will … Continue reading

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A Rare Duck and Special Piping Plover – Seabrook Island in December

We had a fun week of December birding all around Seabrook! On Jenkins Point, we were greeted by two Roseate Spoonbills, the number has since grown to five. Nice to see a flash of pink in the winter landscape. Black-crowned … Continue reading

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Join SIB for Birds and Brew: Learning Together at the Maintenance Area – December 15

Hooded Mergansers – photo taken by Glen Cox Register Now Date: Sunday December 15, ,2019 Birding: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brew: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Title: Birds and Brew: Learning Together at the Maintenance Area Location: Birding: Meet … Continue reading

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Full Moon Bonfire – Thursday, December 12

Thursday, December 12, 2019, Boardwalk 1 Sunset – 5:15 pm Moonrise – 5:53 pm High Tide – 8:20 pm Take a break from the busy holiday season and relax with a bonfire on the beach shared with friends to see … Continue reading

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