Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Savannah - I'm too antisocial to go to downtown Savannah for the St. Patrick's Day parade and festival, so I celebrated St. Patrick's Day by taking a trip to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge today. The temperature was cool, in the high 50s/lower 60s so I didn't see but two alligators but there were plenty … Continue reading Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

A Sunday Afternoon Visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Savannah - It had been a few weeks since I had the chance to visit the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; since yesterday afternoon's weather was so beautiful, I took advantage of it and visited the refuge. Alligators were out sunning, the wading birds were out doing their thing, and there were even a few deer … Continue reading A Sunday Afternoon Visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visit; 27 September 2018

Savannah - I made my first visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge in quite some time this morning. My parents hadn't had the opportunity to visit recently either, so they came along as well. The tide was coming up, rapidly so in the diversion canal, so there weren't a lot of Alligators to be … Continue reading Savannah National Wildlife Refuge Visit; 27 September 2018

A Visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 20 August 2018

Savannah - It's been a few months since I've been able to make a visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge so it getting to make a visit yesterday was a pleasure. My father and I took a ride through the Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive around low tide, which was at 11:00 am. It was … Continue reading A Visit to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 20 August 2018

Springtime at the Savannah and Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuges

Savannah - Over the last few days, I made two visits to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and a visit to the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge. With Spring's arrival, almost all of the migratory waterfowl have left, leaving just a few Coots who haven't made the decision to go north yet. There are still … Continue reading Springtime at the Savannah and Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuges

Things are Turning Green Again – Spring Visits to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Savannah - I've made a couple of visits to the Savannah NWR recently and it's obvious that Spring is here; things are turning green again. With the exception of Coots and a handful of Blue Winged Teal and Northern Shovelers, the migratory ducks have left. The egrets and herons are in their breeding plumage. The … Continue reading Things are Turning Green Again – Spring Visits to the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 28 November 2017

Savannah - Yesterday, I visited the Savannah National Wildife Refuge's Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive on a dismal, rainy day. I didn't know how much I'd see, but it turned out to be a pretty good visit. Since I hadn't seen very many migratory waterfowl except for Coots on recent visits, I was hoping to catch … Continue reading Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 28 November 2017

Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 17 July 2017

On Monday, we managed to squeeze in a Savannah National Wildlife Refuge visit between the lines of storms that passed through and it was well worth it. It may have been a gray, stormy day but it turned out to be a good day for watching wildlife. I got a couple of nice Alligator photos … Continue reading Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 17 July 2017

Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 21 March 2017

Tuesday was the second day of Spring and I thought the beginning of a new season might be a good time to visit the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge. It was a warm beautiful day and the signs of spring were all about with trees beginning to bud or leaf out, fresh green grass poking up … Continue reading Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 21 March 2017

Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 14 March 2017

It was an overcast day but it still turned out to be a pretty good day for a refuge visit. Highlights of the visit were relatively up-close encounters with a Wilson's Snipe, a Snowy Egret, and a Little Blue Heron. You can tell the refuge is in the process of draining some more of the … Continue reading Photos from the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; 14 March 2017