Hilton Head is a great place for birders. There are more than 200 varieties of wading and shore birds, raptors and song birds. Even if you don’t know what you are looking for, you will enjoy all the wildlife.
These are some of the best places to see birds:
- Hilton Head Island Birding Trail
Maps and driving instructions for Bird Watching around Hilton Head Island
- Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
See raptors, shorebirds, and wading birds at this refuge managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service.
- Port Royal Mud Flats around the Coastal Discovery Museum
- Sea Pines Forest Preserve
A protected area for wildlife with wetland boardwalks, bridges and fishing docks
- Audubon Newhall Preserve
An inland park with hiking trails, and a boardwalk that lead to a pond and wetlands.