Category Archives: SIB

Seabrook Island Birder Member of the Month – Tori Langen

For those of you who know her, you might not be aware that Tori Langen is a birder. She’s better known as an avid and accomplished golfer and a darned good bridge player. But she also enjoys birding! Tori says … Continue reading

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Reminder: SIB “The Pelican Briefing” – September 27

Do you enjoy watching the brown pelicans as they float through the air over the beach and ocean? Join Seabrook Island Birders on September 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Lake House for an informative presentation about one of … Continue reading

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2018 Eastern Bluebird Trails Summary

The Seabrook Island Bluebird Society was started on Seabrook Island to help the Eastern Bluebird (see our “Bird of the Week” blog from 2016 to learn more about the Eastern Bluebird). The 2018 nesting season has come to an end. … Continue reading

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SIB Go Beyond Our Backyard – September 28

Register today and join SIB Executive Committee Members Nancy Brown and Judy Morr for this walk in search of seabirds, wading birds, passerines and birds of prey. Be sure to bring binoculars, camera, hats, sunscreen, bug repellant, snacks and water. … Continue reading

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SIB presents The Pelican Briefing

We invite you to SIB’s next evening program, “The Pelican Briefing,” presented by Dr. Patrick Jodice, at 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 27, 2018, at the Lake House. We hope by then life after Florence will have returned to normal … Continue reading

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New Work by the Italian Artist Hitnes at Halsey Institute

SI Birders sent the following story shared by Carl Miller of Charleston on the American Birding Association’s Birding News>> North and South Carolina listserv: “I was birding at the Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve (north end of Folly Beach, SC)… and … Continue reading

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How to Select Binoculars for Birding

A frequent question we are asked is how to select a pair of binoculars to use for birding. It can certainly be confusing! What power (i.e. magnification) is best for birding? What does the “objective diameter” mean? Porro vs Roof … Continue reading

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Birding Beyond Your Backyard – May 30

Event: Birding Beyond Your Backyard Date: Wednesday May 30, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm Registration & Social; 7:30 pm Program Starts Location: Live Oak Hall, Lake House, Seabrook Island, SC Max: 140 Cost: FREE for members; $5 for guests Join SIB … Continue reading

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SIB Celebrates Global Big Day May 5

It’s that time of year again! Global Big Day is this Saturday May 5, 2018  and we hope you will join us! Last year’s Global Big Day featured more than 20,000 people across 162 countries, collectively reporting 6,637 species of birds—more than 60% of the world’s bird diversity. … Continue reading

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Respect Seabrook Island Shorebirds & Habitat!

April and May are critical months to protect our shorebirds on North Beach. Red Knots (federally threatened) are arriving to rest and feed on their long journey to the Arctic to breed. By end of April, there could be 5000 … Continue reading

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Birding Activities – Spring 2018 – SIB

Listed below are the upcoming events for the Seabrook Island Birders (SIB): Saturday, April 7, 2018, 8:00 am – 10:00 am Backyard Birding Overlooking Capn Sam’s Inlet Sunday, April 22, 2018, 4 pm – 6 pm Earth Day– Learning Together … Continue reading

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Seabrook Island Birders March Events

Where Have All the Shorebirds Gone? Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Registration & Social: 7:00 pm Program Starts: 7:30 pm Location: Live Oak Hall at the Lake House Fee: Members FREE and Guests $5 SIB will provide beverages including wine and … Continue reading

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