This is the fifth stop in our Great Birding Adventure. You can click the links to read about Jekyll, St. Simon's, Harris Neck, and Skidaway Island.
Savannah isn't in South Carolina, but Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is.
We were up before sunrise again on this, our last day of coastal birding, having fallen soundly asleep before 8 p.m. again the night before! We drove a few minutes, crossed the state line into South Carolina, and entered the refuge just as the sun was peaking over the horizon.
|What do I love most about nature study?|
The beauty of the creation causes me to reflect
on the beauty, power, and love of our
|This is one of our favorite birds because of its unique|
coloring and bill.
|The trees in this area were filled with woodpeckers.|
In fact, we saw every species that could be present.
|We also saw several species of songbirds,|
both along the stone path
and the driving path.
|Even the birds we see almost daily at home,|
like the Northern Cardinal pictured above,
seemed more beautiful in such gorgeous surroundings!
After lunch we headed to Tybee Island. Its beaches draw oodles of tourists to Savannah during the summer, but in October, only locals and nature enthusiasts walk its sands. Thus, the birds are out in droves!
I'll be back soon to take you to Tybee!