Birding Activities

Birding on the Golf Course during Covid-19

Meet new and “old” friends while learning about the birds on our island and South Carolina by joining us on a bird walk.  Walks are generally 1 1/2 – 3 hours in length with various degrees of walking.  In some cases, we bird by driving our cars and stopping (like on Jenkins Point and Bear Island WMA).  In other cases, we use golf carts on the golf course so it is accessible for all.

Always remember to bring water, sunscreen, bug repellent, hat and if you have them binoculars and/or a camera. Please practice safe distancing and wear masks.

Bird Walks on Seabrook Island and Johns Island

Sunday February 15, 2023  1:00pm
Learning Together at North Beach

Sunday February 19, 2023  8:00am – 5:00pm
Great Backyard Bird Count – offers various locations/times

Wednesday March 8, 2023  4:00pm – 6:00pm
Learning Together at Palmetto Lake 

Saturday March 11, 2023  8:00am – 10:00am
Learning Together at North Beach 

Sunday March 12, 2023  8:00am – 11:00am
Learning Together at Kiawah River

Saturday April 1, 2023  10:00am – 12:00pm
Learning Together at North Beach

Saturday April 22, 2023  8:00am – 10:00am
Learning Together at North Beach 

Backyard Birding

Friday, February 17, 2023  8:00am-10:00am
Backyard Birding at Boat Ramp/Creekwatch 

Friday, March 17, 2023  3:30p-5:00p
Backyard Birding at the Village of Seabrook

Birding on the Golf Course

Monday, February 20 from 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Learning Together Golf Course – Ocean Winds

Monday, March 20 from 8:30 – 10:30 AM
Learning Together Golf Course – Crooked Oaks

Shorebird Steward Training

Wednesday February 8, 2023  10:00am
Shorebird Steward Field Training on North Beach for returning stewards

Friday February 24, 2023  10:00am
Shorebird Steward Training – at Oyster Catcher Community Center
Open to new and returning Shorebird Stewards
Training will be followed by light lunch then field training on the beach.

Saturday February 25, 2023  10:00am
Shorebird Steward Field Training on North Beach – Open to new and returning stewards

Beyond Our Backyard

Thursday February 16, 2023 5:30am – 4:00pm
Birding Beyond our Backyard:  Bear Island and Donnelly WMA

Tuesday February 28, 2023 8:00am – 11:00am
Birding Beyond our Backyard:  West Ashley Park

Sunday March 5, 2023 7:00am – 4:00pm
Birding Beyond our Backyard: Bluff Unit Federal Wildlife Refuge

Movie Matinee

Movie Matinee | The Spinal Column

Seabrook Island Birders (SIB) hosts Movie Matinees each month on the second Tuesday at 4pm. The events are now often being held both in-person and virtually.

Please register for each event to let us know how you want to attend.  After you register, you will receive an automatic confirmation with a link for Zoom, which will be resent the day of the event.  If you requested to attend in person, you will receive a email reminder the day prior the event.  Please let us know if you need to cancel.  Water and snacks will be provided at in-person events.  Feel free to bring your own beverage.

February Movie – Register Here

Scott Weidensaul, A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds 

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 4:00 pm 
Location: Zoom Only

Watch the replay of the Zoom event featuring Scott Weidensaul, a renowned bird migration expert, and author of more than two dozen books on natural history. These include New York Times bestseller “A World on the Wing,” and Pulitzer Prize finalist “Living on the Wind.” He’s a contributing editor for Audubon and is a Fellow of the American Ornithological Society. An active field researcher, his studies of migration have taken him all around the world. 

Even as scientists make astounding discoveries about the navigational and physiological feats that enable migratory birds to cross immense oceans or fly above the highest mountains, go weeks without sleep or remain in unbroken flight for months at a stretch, humans have brought many migrants to the brink. Based on his newest book “A World on the Wing,” author and researcher Scott Weidensaul takes you around the globe — with researchers in the lab probing the limits of what migrating birds can do, to the shores of the Yellow Sea in China, the remote mountains of northeastern India where tribal villages saved the greatest gathering of falcons on the planet, and the Mediterranean, where activists and police are battling bird poachers — to learn how people are fighting to understand and save the world’s great bird migrations.



Keep watch on this page and our Calendar as we continue to add activities for our members!

Also, join our SIB Google Group to receive an email about short-notice bird walks and interesting bird sightings!

If you are not yet a SIB member, you may become a member by following the instructions here.


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