Monday, March 15, 2010

Mitchellville Beach Park, Hilton Head Island, SC

On a relatively warmer day in January we took the opportunity to try my new Cannon EOS Rebel XS/1000D at a local beach park. We were lucky to find various shorebirds enjoying the low tide and managed a few good shots.

A personal favorite of mine are Sanderlings. These small little birds spend their time skittering along the sand and surf searching for food. Their fast movements make them a challenge to photograph but fun to watch!

One of the most graceful appearing birds in the water are Great Egrets. These snow white birds are a frequent site in Hilton Head, wading through marshes.

Looking forward to warmer days on Hilton Head Island and capturing nature in action!

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