Pitt Street Bridge

Pitt Street Bridge

Overview

Area name

Pitt Street Bridge

Area Map

Access

Admission: Free.

Hours of Operation: dawn to dusk, daily.

Facilities

Background

Migrating Warblers during fall is splendid at this location though birding is good here year-round.

Follow the nature trail from the parking lot following signs for Patriots Point Lookout Deck to a small observation platform.

Other key points to take in are Crab Bank, Fort Moultrie and Breach Inlet.

Key Birds

Resident

White Ibis, Wood Stork, Black-crowned Night-heron, Clapper Rail, American Oystercatcher, Eurasian Collared-Dove, Common Ground Dove, Marsh Wren, Seaside Sparrow, Boat-tailed Grackle.

Summer

Yellow-crowned Night-heron, Reddish Egret, Gull-billed Tern, Sandwich Tern, Least Tern, Black Skimmer, Painted Bunting.

Winter

Red-throated Loon, Horned Grebe, Hood Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Bald Eagle, Merlin, Peregrine Falcon, Piping Plover, Purple Sandpiper, Saltmarsh Sparrow, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow.