Painted buntings migrate from the Caribbean and Central America arriving about mid April and departing mid to late October to return to a warmer climate.
Blue Heron Inn makes for a great biding location. Centrally located along the Colonial Coast Migratory route with both fresh water ponds and salt marsh a wide variety of species rest or nest throughout the grounds and local area.
Best time for birding is all year.
Below are two birding itineraries. One for the local Darien/McIntosh County area and another that covers the Georgia coast. Blue Heron Inn is centrally located making any location along the coast an easy day trip.