• Record-breaking eagles' nests, coastal Georgia, and a wicked sunburn

    4 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It was a cloudy day as I made my way to Tybee Island on the Georgia coast. As a fledgling birder from far inland, I was drawn to the tidal creeks, hammocks, salt marshes, and maritime forests. This area of unspoiled barrier islands would surely be a treasure trove of new birds for my fresh life list .
    Georgia coast. Photo by © charissam.
    I'd recently relocated to Savannah to teach, and spent every weekend out in my new environment. Urban parks in downtown historic squares, a riverfront with cobblestone streets, and multiple wildlife refuges and state parks called like the Sirens. In...
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