Join SIB – Birding beyond our Backyard at Pitt Street Causeway

Pitt Street Causeway in Mount Pleasant is a small park with limited parking and no facilities, but it is worth a visit at any season.

Pitt-Street Causeway – Image from TripAdvisor

Almost any species of shorebird occurring along the South Carolina coast might be present on the mud flats here (especially at low tide). The marshes and salt creeks on the north side of the causeway are good for any salt marsh species, including all of the marsh-loving sparrows. You also have a good view of Charleston Harbor.

SIB member Carl Miller lives in Mount Pleasant and will share his experience at this site with the group. The causeway is accessible for those with mobility issues. Be sure to bring binoculars, camera, hats, sunscreen, bug repellant, snacks and water.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 7:00am – 11:00 am (roundtrip from Seabrook Island)
Beyond our Backyard – Pitt Street Causeway
Location: Meet at Real Estate Parking lot at 7:00 am to carpool to Pitt St in Mount Pleasant with start there at 8:00am which is time of low tide.
Max: 12
Cost: None for members; $5 donation for guests

If you are not yet a 2018 SIB member, you must first become a member by following the instructions on our website: or we request a $5 donation to SIB.

Once you are a member, please register no later than Thursday May 9, 2019. All registrants will receive a confirmation letter the day prior the event.

If you have additional questions about the program, please contact us by sending an email to:

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