Woods Storks Again Making SC Coast Their Home

Woods Storks Again Making SC Coast Their Home

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Wood Starks in tree-JulioMulero Foter-CCBird watchers, environmental agencies and wildlife experts are thrilled to see the return of wood storks —and in large numbers — to the South Carolina coast during the last 15 years.

Like a robust frog population indicates a clean stream, the growing number of storks indicates a healthier environment.

The birds had been listed as a federally protected endangered species, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed in December to change that status to “threatened.”

(READ the story from the Herald Online)

 

Photo credit: JulioMulero – Foter – CC

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