October 11, 2008

Bear Island and Donnelley state wildlife refuges on Bennett's Pt. Road, Colleton County, SC: 65 Species were seen and/or heard on a cloudy day with extended periods of rain. The most interesting were:
  • 1 Adult Bald Eagle
  • 1 American Kestrel
  • 1 American Redstart
  • 1 Loggerhead Shrike
  • 1 Purple Gallinule
  • 2 Blue - Winged Teal
  • 2 Wood Storks
  • 3 Glossy Ibis
  • 3 Marsh Wrens
  • 3 Northern Harriers
  • 3 Northern Pintails
  • 4 Pileated Woodpeckers
  • 4 Sedge Wrens
  • 5 Brown - Headed Nuthatches
  • 5 Ospreys
  • 6 American Coots
  • 6 Pine Warblers
  • 10 Blue Grosbeaks
  • 12 Wild Turkeys
  • 15 Black - Bellied Whistling Ducks, including 13 babies near fledgling size
  • 15 Mottled Ducks
  • 15 Palm Warblers
  • 20 Belted Kingfishers