Brunswick County, NC
OIB gazebo behind the chapel location
OIB foot of bridge turn out by Lillah location
Osprey platforms in Sea Trail location
Carl Bazemore Bird Walk location
Shallotte Riverwalk website, location
Rivers Edge Public Nature Trail location
Green Swamp Preserve website, location
Brunswick County Botanical Gardens website, location 

Within 1.5 hour drive of Brunswick COunty, NC
Vereen Gardens website, location
Piney Ridge Nature Preserve website, location
New Hanover County Arboretum website, location
Airlie Gardens website, location
Brookgreen Gardens website, location
Huntington Beach State Park (HBSP), SC website, location. Facebook page where HBSP photographers post their daily captures. 

Greater Charleston, SC area

Places I visited during my artist in residency (gallery):

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens website. location. Note a yearly membership allows access at 7am instead of 9am.
Donnelley Wildlife Management Area website, location
Bear Island Game Management Area website, location.
The Avian Conservation Center & Center for Birds of Prey website, location
Audubon's Beidler Forest Sanctuary website, location
Botany Bay Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area website, location
Angel Oak Park website, location
Colleton State Park website, location

Additional places on 2024 trip (gallery):

Magnolia Cemetery website, location
Cypress Wetlands, Port Royal, SC website, location

Other places to visit:

ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuge website, location
Shem Creek Boardwalk website, location.
Edisto Beach State Park website, location.
Charles Towne Landing State Park website, location.
Mace Brown Museum of Natural History website, location.
Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve website, location.
Brittlebank Park website, location.
Middleton Place website, location.
Caw Caw Interpretive Center website, location.
Cape Romain/Camp Sewee Main of Marine Science website, location.
Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens website, location.
Walterboro Wildlife Sanctuary website, location.
South Carolina Artisans Center website, location.
Edisto Island Serpentarium website, location.
Bulls Island Boneyard Beach and Observation Tower ferry website, location.

Upstate SC (about 1.5 hours from Clemson or Greenville, SC)

My route from Clemson (gallery):

Sunrise at Pretty Place Chapel (Fred W. Symmes Chapel) website, location
Caesars Head State Park website, location
Poinsett Bridge website, location
Campbell's Covered Bridge website, location
Table Rock State Park website, location
Sassafras Mountain Observation Tower website, location

Other stops could include:

Hagood Mills website, location
Devils Fork State Park website, location
Twin Falls website, location
Sumter National Forest website, location
Foothills Trail website, location
Oconee State Park website, location
Keowee Toxaway State Park website, location
Stumphouse Park website, location

Outer Banks, NC From North to South (gallery)

Corolla Beach ATV only section near Currituck Banks Maritime Forest
Historic Corolla Park with Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Whalehead Club website, location
Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary website, location
Sanderling Resort website, location
Wright Brothers Memorial website, location
Jockey's Ridge State Park website, location
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse website, location
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge website, location
Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge website, location
Bodie Island Lighthouse website, location
Chicamacomico Life Saving Station website, location
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse website, location
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge with Pier and Life Saving Station website, location

Other stops north to south could include (name is website link):

Mobile Apps & Websites
Learn about bird species: iBird, Audubon
Identify from your photo: Merlin Bird ID, Seek
See where people have seen specific species: iNaturalist, eBird
Planning sunrise, sunset, night shots with the Milky Way: The Photographers Ephemeris, PhotoPills. Get the Skyfire add-on in The Photographerrs Ephemeris to see exactly where the clouds will be. To see % chance of colorful sunrise and sunset use MySunset.
Identifying objects in the night sky: Star Walk 2
Tide tables: TideGraphPro,
Swallowtail Butterfly Identification and Comparison website
Common Butterflies of NC pdf
Jeffrey Pippen's Carolina Butterfly website
Identify plants from photos website
NC Wildlife Federation Native Pollinator Plants website
Field Guides Links
OIB Area Tips
Use my contact page to get a pdf copy of this document. 
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