Great Egret, A Barrier Island

Great Egret, A Barrier Island

Coastal South Carolina has a series of small islands, barrier islands, that run along the coast line. Some are close to the mainland, only small marshes between them, others are further out.

Wildlife preserves on some islands, here Cat Island, allow visits only at prearranged times, with rangers as guides.

Great Egret, A Barrier Island
Great Egret, A Barrier Island

While the state of South Carolina has it’s share of problems, wildlife preservation and conservation is among the best in the US.

Great Egret, A Barrier Island
Great Egret, A Barrier Island

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