Private Birding Tours in Myrtle Beach

All of our birding tours are private, which allows our birding guides to customize the tour to fit your goals for the day. Birding Tours can be tailored to any level of bird watcher. Whether you are new to the hobby and wanting to learn more, are just new to the area, or are a seasoned birder looking to fill in your life list, our birding tours will be a highlight of your trip!

About The Region

Huntington Beach State Park has recorded over 300 species of birds, and is considered by many to be one of the best birding spots on the East Coast. We offer 2, 4, and 6 hour private, guided birding tours of Huntington Beach, as well as custom birding tours if there is a particular spot or species you are really hoping to find.

Our expert birding guides know every inch of Huntington Beach, and most of the surrounding area, so we can give you the local knowledge needed to have a really great day of birding!

Reservation Information

Please contact us directly to make a reservation for one of our Private Birding Tours

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (843) 546-4840

Please note: there is a separate $5 entrance fee for Huntington Beach State Park that you must pay at the park gate.

Birds That Have Been Spotted

Check out the complete list of birds (239 species and counting!) that we have spotted at Huntington Beach State Park below:

  • Swans and Geese
  • Ducks
  • Loons & Grebes
  • Pelicans, Cormorants, & Allies
  • Wading Birds
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    1. Canada goose
    2. Mute swan
    3. Tundra swan
  • Chevron down Ducks
    1. Wood duck
    2. Mottled duck
    3. American black duck
    4. Mallard
    5. American wigeon
    6. Gadwall
    7. Northern shoveler
    8. Northern pintail
    9. Blue-winged teal
    10. Green-winged teal
    11. Canvasback
    12. Redhead
    13. Ring-necked duck
    14. Greater scaup
    15. Lesser scaup
    16. Long-tailed duck
    17. Harlequin duck
    18. Common goldeneye
    19. Bufflehead
    20. Common eider
    21. Ruddy duck
    22. Surf scoter
    23. White-winged scoter
    24. Black scoter
    25. Red-breasted merganser
    26. Hooded merganser
  • Chevron down Loons and Grebes
    1. Red-throated loon
    2. Common loon
    3. Horned grebe
    4. Pied-billed grebe
  • Chevron down Pelicans, Cormorants, and Allies
    1. American white pelican
    2. Brown pelican
    3. Northern gannet
    4. Magnificent rigate bird
    5. Brown booby
    6. Double-crested cormorant
    7. Anhinga
  • Chevron down Wading Birds
    1. Great blue heron
    2. Great egret
    3. Snowy egret
    4. Little blue heron
    5. Tri-colored heron (Louisiana heron)
    6. Reddish egret
    7. American bittern
    8. Least bittern
    9. Green heron
    10. Black-crowned night heron
    11. Yellow-crowned night heron
    12. White Ibis
    13. Glossy Ibis
    14. Roseate Spoonbill
    15. Wood Stork
    16. Reddish egret
    17. Wood stork
    18. Cattle egret
  • Chevron down Raptors
    1. Black vulture
    2. Turkey vulture
    3. Osprey
    4. Bald eagle
    5. Swallow-tailed kite
    6. Mississippi kite
    7. Northern Harrier
    8. Sharp-shinned hawk
    9. Cooper’s hawk
    10. Red-shouldered hawk
    11. Broad Winged Hawk
    12. Red-tailed hawk
    13. Merlin
    14. Peregrine falcon
    15. American Kestrel
  • Chevron down Rails
    1. Sora
    2. Clapper rail
    3. King rail
    4. Virginia rail
    5. American coot
    6. Common gallinule
  • Chevron down Shorebirds
    1. Black-bellied plover
    2. American oystercatcher
    3. Wilson’s plover
    4. Semipalmated plover
    5. Piping plover
    6. Killdeer
    7. Spotted sandpiper
    8. Ruddy turnstone
    9. Black-necked stilt
    10. American avocet
    11. Solitary sandpiper
    12. Lesser yellowlegs
    13. Greater yellowlegs
    14. Eastern willet
    15. Western willet
    16. Marbled godwit
    17. Short-billed dowitcher
    18. Long-billed dowitcher
    19. Red knot
    20. Sanderling
    21. Semipalmated sandpiper
    22. Western sandpiper
    23. Least sandpiper
    24. Pectoral sandpiper
    25. Purple sandpiper
    26. Dunlin
    27. Stilt sandpiper
    28. Wilson’s snipe
  • Chevron down Gulls
    1. Bonaparte’s gull
    2. Laughing gull
    3. Ring-billed gull
    4. Herring gull
    5. Lesser black-backed gull
    6. Great black-backed gull
    7. Glaucous gull
  • Chevron down Terns, Skimmers, and Jaegers
    1. Brown noddy
    2. Bridled tern
    3. Royal tern
    4. Sandwich tern
    5. Caspian tern
    6. Common tern
    7. Forster’s tern
    8. Least tern
    9. Gull-billed tern
    10. Black tern
    11. Black skimmer
    12. Parasitic jaeger
    13. Pomarine jaeger
  • Chevron down Alcids
    1. Black guillemot
    2. Razorbill
  • Chevron down Pigeons and Doves
    1. Mourning dove
    2. Eurasian collared dove
    3. Rock pigeon
    4. Common ground dove
  • Chevron down Cuckoos
    1. Yellow-billed cuckoo
    2. Black-billed cuckoo
  • Chevron down Owls
    1. Great horned owl
    2. Barred owl
  • Chevron down Goatsuckers, Swifts, and Swallows
    1. Common nighthawk
    2. Chuck-will’s-widow
    3. Chimney swift
    4. Barn swallow
    5. Tree swallow
    6. Northern rough-winged swallow
    7. Purple Martin
  • Chevron down Hummingbirds
    1. Ruby-throated hummingbird
  • Chevron down Kingfishers
    1. Belted kingfisher
  • Chevron down Woodpeckers
    1. Red-headed woodpecker
    2. Red-bellied woodpecker
    3. Downy woodpecker
    4. Hairy woodpecker
    5. Northern flicker
    6. Yellow-bellied sapsucker
    7. Pileated woodpecker
  • Chevron down Tyrant Flycatchers
    1. Eastern phoebe
    2. Eastern wood-pewee
    3. Great crested flycatcher
    4. Tropical kingbird
    5. Eastern kingbird
  • Chevron down Shrikes and Vireos
    1. Loggerhead shrike
    2. White-eyed vireo
    3. Yellow-throated vireo
    4. Blue-headed vireo
    5. Philadelphia vireo
    6. Red-eyed vireo
  • Chevron down Jays and Crows
    1. Blue Jay
    2. American Crow
    3. Fish Crow
  • Chevron down Chickadees, Nuthatches, and Allies
    1. Carolina chickadee
    2. Tufted titmouse
    3. Brown-headed nuthatch
    4. Red-breasted nuthatch
    5. White-breasted nuthatch
    6. Brown creeper
  • Chevron down Wrens, Kinglets, and Gnatcatchers
    1. Sedge wren
    2. Marsh wren
    3. Worthington’s wren
    4. Winter wren
    5. House wren
    6. Carolina wren
    7. Golden-crowned kinglet
    8. Ruby-crowned kinglet
    9. Blue-gray gnatcatcher
  • Chevron down Thrushes
    1. Eastern bluebird
    2. Veery
    3. Swainson’s thrush
    4. Hermit thrush
    5. American robin
  • Chevron down Mimids and Starlings
    1. Northern mockingbird
    2. Gray catbird
    3. Brown thrasher
    4. European starling
  • Chevron down Pipits, Waxwings, and Longspurs
    1. Cedar Waxwing
    2. American pipit
    3. Snow bunting
  • Chevron down Wood Warblers
    1. Ovenbird
    2. Worm-eating warbler
    3. Louisiana waterthrush
    4. Black-and-white warbler
    5. Prothonotary warbler
    6. Orange-crowned warbler
    7. Common yellowthroat
    8. American redstart
    9. Cape may warbler
    10. Kirtland’s warbler
    11. Northern parula
    12. Yellow warbler
    13. Chestnut-sided warbler
    14. Magnolia warbler
    15. Black-throated blue warbler
    16. Palm warbler
    17. Pine warbler
    18. Yellow-rumped warbler
    19. Yellow-throated warbler
    20. Prairie warbler
  • Chevron down Emberizine Sparrows and Allies
    1. Eastern towhee
    2. Chipping sparrow
    3. Savannah sparrow
    4. Ipswich sparrow
    5. Nelson’s sparrow
    6. Saltmarsh sparrow
    7. Seaside sparrow
    8. Swamp sparrow
    9. Song sparrow
    10. Dark-eyed junco
    11. White-throated sparrow
  • Chevron down Tanagers, Cardinals, and Buntings
    1. Summer tanager
    2. Rose-breasted grosbeak
    3. Northern cardinal
    4. Painted bunting
  • Chevron down Icterids
    1. Red-winged blackbird
    2. Common grackle
    3. Boat-tailed grackle
    4. Brown-headed cowbird
    5. Eastern meadowlark
    6. Orchard oriole
    7. Baltimore oriole
  • Chevron down Finches and Old World Sparrows
    1. House finch
    2. American goldfinch
    3. House sparrow