....... continues at Myrtle Beach State Park between Shelter 2 and the bath house. It was no longer with the group of White-throated Sparrows. Instead it was alone and would hide in the thick bushes and run out on occasion to feed. It's much more timid then it was in the beginning. I am camping here at the Park for a month and was disturbed to see people walking right into the area where the bird was being seen. They had cameras with zoom lenses so I did not see any reason to do that. I suggested to one person that they use their vehicle as a blind since the bird was not afraid of cars. The person stated that they would walk right around the area until they could get their pictures. It's disturbing to me that someone would value that photo more then the bird. I know this is an age old problem, but it still bothers me to see it. Other people were conscientious enough to wait patiently at a good distance with their cameras.
I hope everyone has a wonderful day! -- Ginny Alfano Cleveland, NY