Category: Birds of SC

Great Blue Heron Colony


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Great Blue Heron in SLV

I was so impressed watching the Great Blue Heron and all the nests we found in one cove on Little River. Since it was our first time seeing a colony of Herons  I thought I would do some research and share a little history and facts about  the bird. Nest Placement: Great Blue Herons nest mainly in trees, but will also nest on the ground, on bushes, in mangroves, and on structures such as duck […] 

Endangered swallow-tailed kite

Public asked to report sightings of state-endangered swallow-tailed kite The public is being asked to report sightings of the swallow-tailed kite, an endangered-species in South Carolina and considered a species of highest conservation concern throughout its breeding range in North America. Help The Avian Conservation Center and The Center for Birds of Prey to monitor swallow-tailed kite distribution, identify important nesting and foraging areas and promote conservation of this important species and their habitats by […] 

Eagles Web Cam

Since we see Bald Eagles here all the time around Lake Thurmond, I thought you might enjoy this site. You can click on a web cam and see the Eagles feeding their young LIVE! To view the Eagles web cam live go to   February 28, 2012 — Indy and Franklin have been observed mating several times, and have been seen arranging sticks more to their liking in their refurbished nest. Our faithful chat […]