The Stratchan Carriage House - St. Simons Island, GA

Birds of a Feather

Flying Bird

Speaking of birds, coastal Georgia has lots! Near our house we have spied ospreys in their nests, pelicans in formation just above the waves, seagulls swooping over the sparkling Sound, and (my favorite) the little piping plovers scurrying along the beach at low tide. Over 300 species of birds inhabit coastal Georgia’s shorelines, salt marshes, old rice fields, woodlands, tidal rivers, and freshwater wetlands. In the winter months we love to watch the migratory birds and waterfowl vacationing on our coast. For more info on coastal birds, go to