Birding South Carolina
South Carolina is a birder's paradise, with more than 480 species recorded in the state. Christmas bird counts along the coast often yield some of the highest species totals on the entirte East Coast. Highly sought after birds, such as wood stork, swallow tailed kite, purple gallinule, red cockaded woodpecker, swainson's warbler, painted bunting and Bachman's sparrow can be found with ease during the appropriate season. This guide provides detailed descriptions of 40 premier birding locations across south Carolina. For each location, information is given on which birds you are likely to see and when to find them.