Category Archives: SIB

DNR Gives OK to Reinstall Bird Feeders After Salmonella Outbreak

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources said it is OK to put bird feeders back up, as long as Pine Siskin are no longer visiting. Please be sure to carefully clean your bird feeders on a regular basis. “Cleaning feeders … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, SIB | Leave a comment

Winged Wonders – The Phenomenon of Bird Migration

Spring is one of the most exciting times of the year for birdwatching in SC, when many species of birds travel through on their journey north to breed. Ever wonder where the amazing birds we see at Seabrook and across … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Nature, SIB | Leave a comment

SIB’s April Movie Matinee

As we continue to social distance, Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) has scheduled a “Virtual Movie Matinee” series using Zoom on the second Tuesday of each month. If you would like to join us for a Seabrook Island Birder’s “Virtual Movie … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Nature, SIB | Leave a comment

USC Students are Studying Long-Migratory Shorebirds Right in Your Backyard

Recently, two students from University of South Carolina (USC), working through SCDNR, contacted SIPOA and Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) about their research project on our beach. Mark Andrews of SIB is our contact regarding their activities. Below is their article … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, SIB | Comments Off on USC Students are Studying Long-Migratory Shorebirds Right in Your Backyard

Interactive Bird Songs

This graphic was done by some really smart people at Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources (MN-DNR). Although there are several birds that you likely would never see here on Seabrook Island, we think most of them you may know from … Continue reading

Posted in SIB | Comments Off on Interactive Bird Songs

SIB’s March Movie Matinee

It is a new year and we still need to social distance. Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) will schedule a “Virtual Movie Matinee” series using Zoom on the second Tuesday of each month. If you would like to join us for … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Organizations on Seabrook, SIB | Comments Off on SIB’s March Movie Matinee

Replay of “Seabrook’s Amazing Shorebirds” and Volunteer to be a Steward

On Wednesday February 17, 2021, 80 members and friends of Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) were entertained by Janet Thibault, a Wildlife Biologist with SC DNR’s Seabird and Shorebird Program, as she educated us about the wonderful birds we can see … Continue reading

Posted in SIB, Volunteer | Comments Off on Replay of “Seabrook’s Amazing Shorebirds” and Volunteer to be a Steward

2021 Seabrook Island Birder Membership

In 2020, 259 Seabrook Island Birder (SIB) members enjoyed the various in-person and virtual SIB events. Given the absence of many in-person events in 2020, SIB Executive Committee elected to waive renewal fees for 2021. If you were a member in … Continue reading

Posted in SIB | Comments Off on 2021 Seabrook Island Birder Membership

“Seabrook’s Amazing Shorebirds” – February 17

Register for SIB’s Virtual Evening Program on February 17 Seabrook Island Birder’s first Virtual Evening Program, “Seabrook’s Amazing Shorebirds,” featuring Janet Thibault from SCDNR, will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm, using Zoom … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Nature, SIB | Comments Off on “Seabrook’s Amazing Shorebirds” – February 17

Moisture in Feeders Can Cause Disease

Many of us enjoy watching our feathered friends at our backyard feeders. If we don’t maintain our feeders appropriately, it can lead to deadly illnesses in birds. Read more in an article originally published by South Carolina Department of Natural … Continue reading

Posted in Nature, SIB | Comments Off on Moisture in Feeders Can Cause Disease

Learning Together on Ocean Winds Golf Course – January 18

When: Monday, January 18, 2021 8:30 am – 10:30 amBirding on Ocean Winds Golf CourseWhere: Meet at Island House (Golf Course Parking Lot next to Spinnaker Beach Houses) for ride along the golf course in golf cartsMax: 24 (If all … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Nature, SIB | Comments Off on Learning Together on Ocean Winds Golf Course – January 18

SIB January Movie Matinee – January 12

SIB will do a repeat of our “Virtual Movie Matinee” of December, Earthflight: Flying High-Behind the Scenes on January 12, 2021 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm. Once you register, we will send you a link the day prior to each … Continue reading

Posted in Events, SIB | Comments Off on SIB January Movie Matinee – January 12