Category Archives: SIB

What a Strut!

As many of you have noticed on social media lately our male Wild Turkeys, or toms, are being quite aggressive and putting on quite the show. Actually that’s right on cue for Wild Turkeys on Seabrook Island as breeding and … Continue reading

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Prothonotary Warbler & Project PROTHO – SIB’s Evening Program March 27

Sign up today! Matt Johnson is the Director of Bird Conservation & Engagement for Audubon South Carolina. A native of South Carolina, Matt grew up in Columbia and attended Clemson University from 2003-2009. After receiving his graduate degree in Biological … Continue reading

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Noted Geologist Explores Lowcountry Hazards – March 20

Dr. Norman Levine, director of the Lowcountry Hazards Center at the College of Charleston, will explore potentially dangerous natural events unique to the Lowcountry during the Seabrook Island Natural History Group’s Evening Program on Wednesday, March 20, at 7:00 pm … Continue reading

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Join SIB for “Winged Migration” – March 12

Sign up today! Tuesday March 12, 2019 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm Location: Oyster Catcher Community Center Max: 25 Cost: None for members; $5 donation for guests For SIB’s second movie matinee, we will be presenting Winged Migration, the 2001 … Continue reading

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Another Successful Great Backyard Bird Count

Each year the Audubon encourages everyone to be a citizen scientist and document the birds they see in their yards and travels during the Presidents Day weekend (this year Friday February 15 – Monday February 18).  For our third year … Continue reading

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Learn to Identify Common Birds

With the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) coming up this weekend, the National Audubon Society wrote a great article on the common bird species you are likely to see at your feeders and in your backyards. Of the 15 birds … Continue reading

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Love Birds In Our Midst

It is only natural to conjure up romantic ideas about your bird families. If you have had the good fortune to watch a nest being built and hatchlings being tended by diligent bird parents you want to imagine that your … Continue reading

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Winter Birding on North Beach

A group of seventeen hearty Seabrookers joined us last Friday morning, February 1, for a bird walk on North Beach. Our part-time bird experts, Aija Konrad, and Bob Mercer, led the group on a mile and a half walk from … Continue reading

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Are You Concerned About the Health or Safety of a Wild Bird of Prey or Shorebird?

A couple of Seabrook Island residents were concerned and sent SIB an email on Friday, January 17. Hi, we have a pelican in our backyard on Seabrook Island that has been here all morning and now afternoon. It is on … Continue reading

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Seabrook Island Birders Start New Year

A new year starts with a review of the prior year. That presentation is now available on our web page. On January 30, Ed and Aija Konrad amazed the 68 attendees of our first evening event of the year with … Continue reading

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SIB Bird Checklist

The Seabrook Island Birders are happy to announce that their newly updated bird checklist is available on their website at Seabrook Island Bird Checklist. You can now print the updated version for your next birdwatching outing or to keep at your … Continue reading

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Being Specific About Sparrows

We can all identify a sparrow, right? A small brown bird that you see in and around shrubbery and occasionally at your feeders. Would it surprise you to know that there are at least 35 species of sparrows and even … Continue reading

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