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Santee State Park, Santee, Orangeburg County, SC

This park is located right in the middle of South Carolina, bordering on Lake Marion.  See more information at their website.

10/10/07, Orangeburg County, SC (near park office)  10/10/07

 
Black Vultures (Coragyps atratus).  These were sitting on top of a cabin.   See other birds.  The leftmost vulture may be a juvenile. Male Tropical Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus oileus).  ID confirmed by Harry LeGrand (see the Butterfly Digest for 10/15/07 ), Gulf Fritillary  Water lilies on Lake Marion  

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