Beaufort News

Binoculars needed for Bahamian bird count

The Hilton Head Island Audubon Society is collecting binoculars and telescopes to mail to Bahamians working on a bird count.

The International Alliances Program of Audubon of the USA and the Bahamas National Trust are conducting a comprehensive shorebird survey starting Jan. 24.

Drop off binoculars or scopes at Wild Birds Unlimited, near Publix in Festival Center on Hilton Head, by Sunday. They will be packaged and mailed the next day, the release said.

Information: Contact Barry Lowes, Hilton Head Audubon, at 843-837-3537 or; Matt Jeffery of the National Audubon Society at 202-861-2242, extension 3033, or