Monthly Archives: December 2018

Shorebirds of Fripp Island

A Small Visitor The tourists are far and few between, but we still have hundreds of visitors on our beach, and I encourage you to spy on them with binoculars. I’m talking about our wintering shorebirds, of course! Each winter dozens of species travel down the east coast, coming from the Midwest, New England, and even the Canadian arctic tundra. After spending the summers nesting on beaches and prairies up north, they depend on southern beaches offering food and privacy for survival until it’s time to go home to breed again. Fripp Island is part of an Audubon Global Important

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