South Carolina Birds

This is a potpourri of South Carolina flyers whose images were captured in various Charleston, SC spots.

A male Painted Bunting stops at a suet feeder on the grounds of The Center for Birds of Prey, Awendaw, SC.

Above is the less colorful but still beautiful female Painted Bunting.

A Common Grackle strikes a pose in downtown Charleston.

This Black Skimmer grabbed lunch in Shem Creek Park, Mount Pleasant.

A Snowy Egret at Shem Park, dining on — who knows what?

American Oystercatchers hope to avoid intruding paddle boarders.

An Eastern Kingbird poses.

Eastern Kingbirds squabble atop a satellite dish at the Center for Birds of Prey.

A stately Great Blue Heron searches for food in the pluff mud at  Shem Creek Park.

The graceful Laughing Gull is a common sight along South Carolina waterways.

A Grackle departs.

A Snowy Egret at Shem Creek.