After our delicious dreamlike morning on Tuesday..
Jeff and I decided to take and afternoon walk around the island..an eight mile round trip hike to the north of the island and back to the campground…
We started at Magnolia trail
We took the trail from the road that leads into the campground..
We walk over the bridge and proceed to walk the furthest week can go south east on the island..
The island has experienced a lot of erosion within the last few years.
The park has lost several cabins.
more photos of this later..
We walk to the end of the island..
The bridge to the private Fripp island..
the pier from the visitor center in front of that..
Birds at the shoreline..
I notice two tern with yellow tips to their bills..
I didn’t realize it at the time that this is a rare sighting here this time of year.
a three or so mile hike back to the campground..
I wonder if they will tear it down or just let it be..
Needless to say..
most of the south eastern part of Hunting Island is now a
Watch out for those submerged groins!!!
Groins have been put on the beach in the past few years..
You can see a series of the metal groins in this photo below..
not just one species here..
Oh how I love these birds…
Jeff's back is killing him from carrying his heavy backpack..
My neck is bothering me from the hike..I am due for a Chiropractic adjustment..
Jeff goes to rest while I search for
My new obsession..
See the tooth in the sand below?
Look for the Y shape..
Enough blogging for now..
I must get out to find more Teeth!
Birds of the day
Hunting Island SP, Beaufort, US-SC
Mar 19, 2013 Protocol: Traveling
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Great Blue Heron
Sandwich Tern Two Sandwich tern at southern tip of island ..inlet facing visitor center pier and bridge