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Join SIB for Birding on Crooked Oaks Golf Course – July 13

    Saturday, July 13, 2019 8:00 am – 10:00 am Location: Meet at Island House (Golf Course Parking Lot next to Spinnaker Beach Houses) for ride along the golf course in golf carts. Max: 20 Cost: None for members; … Continue reading

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To Rescue or Not to Rescue Baby Birds

Have you ever wondered whether to intervene with nature? Since we, as human beings, have moved into “nature’s” neighborhood it might be appropriate to occasionally give “nature” a helping hand. Rosemary Mosco is a science writer and naturalist who is … Continue reading

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Seabrook Island Shorebirds – Red Knot, Wilson’s Plover, Least Tern – Protection, Education & Research

(As published in the June edition of The Seabrooker) Seabrook residents and visitors love nature! We’re enthusiastic to volunteer for Turtle Patrol, or come to Seabrook to view dolphins, but how many of us stop to appreciate the incredible shorebirds … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat and Join SIB for Our Movie Matinee – June 18

The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention, Nature Sign Up Today Beat the heat and join us for SIB’s fourth movie matinee when we will present a double-header. First up will be The Egg: Life’s Perfect Invention, a 53-minute episode from PBS … Continue reading

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Learning Together on Golf Course-Ocean Winds, June 10

Sign up today to bird Ocean Winds Golf Course! Monday, June 10, 2019 9:00 am – 11:00 am Birding on Ocean Winds Golf Course Location: Meet at Island House (Golf Course Parking Lot next to Spinnaker Beach Houses) for ride … Continue reading

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Birding Beyond our Backyard – Bears Bluff Fish Hatchery

Sign up today to join us birding at: Bears Bluff Fish Hatchery Located on Wadmalaw Island, the Bears Bluff NFH has a self-guided tour our group will take around the perimeter of the 31 acre facility. We will not only … Continue reading

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Reminder: Painted Buntings – SIB’s Evening Program on May 29, 2019

Sign up today! SIB is pleased to announce our next evening program will feature Dr. James Rotenberg, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, at UNCW (University North Carolina at Wilmington), to speak on “The Conservation Status of the Atlantic Coast … Continue reading

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The Painted Bunting – America’s Most Beautiful Bird

Look up in the sky – it’s a jewel, a small parrot, no it’s SUPERBIRD! Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful and colorful birds on Seabrook Island or anywhere else is the Painted Bunting (Passerina ciris).  Look for … Continue reading

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Painted Buntings – SIB’s Evening Program on May 29, 2019

Sign up today! SIB is pleased to announce our next evening program will feature Dr. James Rotenberg, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, at UNCW (University North Carolina at Wilmington), to speak on “The Conservation Status of the Atlantic Coast … Continue reading

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Spring on North Beach – Red Knots and More!

Spring is an amazing and important time for our Seabrook Island shorebirds! Migrating Red Knots are here in growing numbers. After wintering with us, Piping Plovers are heading north to breed. Least Terns, Wilson’s Plovers, and other shorebirds are getting … Continue reading

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SIB Learn Together at North Beach April 24

On Wednesday, April 24, Aija and Ed Konrad will lead a SIB Learning Together bird walk at North Beach. The group will be looking for the Red Knots that are our guests in April, stopping at Seabrook Island to rest … Continue reading

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Painted Buntings Alert

During the summer of 2017 and 2018, adult male Painted Buntings were fitted with geolocators (a light-level tracking device) on Kiawah Island. The birds were banded with an aluminum band on the right leg and either a yellow or pink on … Continue reading

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