Tag Archives: Charleston

Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery

Walking through the old sections of southern marsh cemetery.

Every walk should be a slow meandering trip here. You will miss things like this.

Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery
Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery

Rust, and some ruin, have hit the old wrought iron fences. However it just adds a bit more interest and beauty.

Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery
Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery
Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery
Found On A Walk, Old Charleston Cemetery

 

 

Almost Grown, Wood Ducks

The local young Wood Ducks are just about adults.

Almost Grown, Wood Ducks
Almost Grown, Wood Ducks

As expected there are a few less than the last time I was here. At this point that could mean some have flown off rather than the ‘other’ reason.

Almost Grown, Wood Ducks
Almost Grown, Wood Ducks

One of these has been banded. I assume the state (maybe Lex the bird bander) DNR came by. Click here for Lex at work.

Almost Grown, Wood Ducks
Almost Grown, Wood Ducks

 

Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River

These were taken the first week in September and promptly went to the ‘black hole of photographs’. No reason I can think of since I, like most people, enjoy the big pink birds.

Spoonbill By Charleston's Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston's Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston's Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River

I think the tide was pulling the water back out to the river. This is not a place I would usually associate with Spoonbill, I always think big marshes.

Spoonbill By Charleston's Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston's Cooper River
Spoonbill By Charleston’s Cooper River

For photographers who don’t want to venture out to places in the ACE Basin they can wander close to home and maybe get a few shots.

Outside Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston.

Hidden Plantation Statue

Behind the Magnolia Plantation there are multiple trails and paths. Most lead through old gardens. A few go off to swamps and the marsh / rice fields.

Through an opening I spotted a statue I don’t remember seeing before. It’s all over grown and almost covered in Spanish Moss.

Hidden Plantation Statue
Hidden Plantation Statue

Best viewed large.