About

Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) are residents, renters and guests of Seabrook Island, SC who have an interest in learning, protecting and providing for the well-being of the incredible variety of birds that inhabit Seabrook Island throughout the year

SIB’s mission is (1) to enlighten residents about the richness and diversity of Seabrook Island’s bird life; (2) to foster an appreciation for the unique habitats our island provides for these varied species: and, (3) to emphasize the importance of protecting these natural habitats that are essential for the survival of our native birds as well as the migratory birds we host.

In order to reach these goals SIB sponsors (1) educational activities; a website (seabrookbirders.com), a blog, a Facebook page, quarterly membership meetings, lectures, workshops, newspaper and magazine articles, etc. (2) various interactive activities; including bird walks, local and national bird counts, the monitoring of Eastern Bluebird boxes, participation in special Island events such as Earth Day, SI July Fourth Parade, etc. and (3) SIB members’ involvement with other Seabrook Island environmental organizations’ committees and activities.

DISCLAIMER:

This blog is the Official Community Blog of Seabrook Island Birders (SIB), Seabrook Island, South Carolina, USA, as designated by the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association.This Blog is intended for the use and enjoyment of the residents and property owners of the Town of Seabrook Island.

Neither Seabrook Island Property Owners Association (“SIPOA”), SIB, nor any other organization is responsible for or makes any representations as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or validity of any information on this site provided by individuals or any link contained in it that connects to websites maintained by third parties. Information posted in this blog is the product of the person providing it and is generally posted as-is.  Opinions expressed in this blog are not those of SIPOA or SIB, but only of the person posting such opinions, and bloggers are not authorized to act in any way as agents of SIPOA.

The content of this Blog is subject to the copyright laws of the United States of America and the State of South Carolina.

The SIB Website and Blog is managed by a board of editors with rotating or permanent responsibilities. Presently, this team includes the following Seabrook Island property owners, in alphabetical order:

  • Nancy Brown
  • Judy Morr

Shawna Jarrett of the SIPOA staff serves as technical advisor to the editors.

Posting Standards and Terms of Agreement for Comments

From time to time, posts to this blog will solicit comments from readers.   The authors of any comments must provide their name and email address.  No comments will be posted without this information.  Any comments posted will include the author’s name but not their email address.  The email address is only needed in the event the Blog editors need to contact the author about their comment or respond to their questions.   Any email addresses submitted will not be shared or used with any other entity or for any other purpose than those stated.

Comments will be curated by the Blog editors before posting. Comments will not be posted if they are off-topic, longer than 300 words, contain abusive language, contain a commercial message, or impugn the character, competency or integrity of any individual/s. It is acceptable to be critical of actions and policies. A good guideline is: “be hard on the problem and soft on the people.” Comments which violate the above standards will not be published or will be sent back to the comment author to be edited, to allow the comment to meet these publication guidelines.

The editors will strive to post comments that meet these standards and require no follow-up with the author within 48 hours of submittal.  Comments that require follow-up or a response from the Blog editors may take longer.

Comments submitted to this Blog become the property of this Blog. The editors may forward comments to other individuals and entities in order to answer questions posed in the comments and provide requested information to the author and others.

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