Untamed Lowcountry

  • Untamed Lowcountry readers-submitted gallery week of Dec. 15

    Posted on December 18, 2014

    Frank Pinto took this photo of a deer in Rose Hill recently.

    This week's gallery includes deer, up close and personal, along with a bounty of shorebirds. If you have photos you'd like to submit to a future Untamed Lowcountry gallery, email your jpeg images to Managing Editor Jeff Kidd at jkidd@beaufortgazette.com. You must own rights to the photos you submit and agree to allow us to publish them.

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  • 'You and me, mister loon, we're going to be fine'

    Posted by ERIN MOODY on December 12, 2014

    This loon was rescued by a passerby and a Port Royal police officer from the side of a highway the morning of Dec. 10, 2014, and brought to Port Royal Veterinary Hospital for treatment.

    A Beaufort woman and a Port Royal police officer headed to work teamed up to save a common loon that had gotten stranded on the Lemon Island Bridge this week. The bird was treated at the Port Royal Veterinary Hospital and released.

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  • Watch video of a raptor munching on its prey

    Posted by JEFF KIDD on December 10, 2014

    Freddi Hoffmann of Bluffton took this photo of a baby alligator riding on the back of an adult at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

    The fur (or feathers) fly in one of this week's reader-submitted videos. Also, lots of other bird and alligator photos.

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  • Shorebird that frequents SC threatened, feds say

    Posted by SARAH BOWMAN on December 10, 2014

    A red knot.

    An increasingly rare shorebird that migrates through South Carolina received federal protection Tuesday after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed it as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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  • Reader-submitted photos for the week of Dec. 8

    Posted on December 10, 2014

    Freddi Hoffmann of Bluffton took this photo of a baby alligator riding on the back of an adult at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

    Lots of gators and birds in this week's gallery of reader-submitted photos to Untamed Lowcountry. If you would like to submit a picture for publication in a future gallery, email your jpeg image to Managing Editor Jeff Kidd at jkidd@beaufortgazette.com. You must own rights to the photos you submit and agree to allow us to publish them.

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  • Workshops set for birders, nature photographers

    Posted by Staff reports on December 8, 2014

    Beginning birdwatching and beginning photography workshops will be held Dec. 13, Jan. 24 and Feb. 21 at the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

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