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Re: vacation!

Hello CarolinaBirds

Josh, thanks for the great advice. We are staying close to the
beautiful Beaufort, South Carolina. Please excuse my geographic


Marcie Jacklin
Fort Erie, Ontario

On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, Joshua S. Rose wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Mar 2003, Marcie Jacklin wrote:
> >
> > We are travelling to the Carolinas next week. Could I ask for some tips on
> > this list? This will be my first time birding in this area. We are from
> > Fort Erie (close to Buffalo) in Canada.
> >
> > We will be staying close to Beaufort/St Helena for 5 days. On
> > the way down we are staying near Marlesboro and then near Danbury on
> > the way back. Any information about speciality birds or good birding
> > locations this time of year would be greatly appreciated!
> Hi Marcie,
> You might need to specify which state. There is a Beaufort in both NC and
> SC (pronounced differently, but spelled the same), and *both* have a St.
> Helena nearby!
> If you're headed to the NC Beaufort (pronounced like "Beauregard"), stop
> in a bookstore or birders' supply store and buy a copy of "A Birder's
> Guide to Coastal North Carolina". It should supply you with more birding
> destinations than you'll have time to visit.
> If you're going to the SC Beaufort (pronounced like "beautiful"), the book
> for SC is out of print, but there are some useful websites, for instance
> http://www.midnet.sc.edu/audubon/calendar.htm
> or
> http://www.homestead.com/cnhsaudubon/Chasbirding.html
> Good birding,
> Josh
> Joshua S. Rose
> Duke University
> Department of Biology (Zoology, R.I.P.)
> jsr6@duke.edu
> http://www.duke.edu/~jsr6/