WILDLIFE ON KIAWAH ISLAND

REPTILES

Kiawah Island is home to more than 40 species of reptiles.  For additional details on some of our more prominent species, please click on the pictures below. 
 
 
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American Alligator
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Loggerhead Sea Turtle
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Diamondback Terrapin
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Snakes
Additional Resources
 
View reptile and amphibian checklist for Kiawah Island courtesy of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort
View video of alligator excavating nest
News and Information
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Town of Kiawah Island
21 Beachwalker Drive
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
(843) 768-9166
Email a Town Biologist
Wildlife Sightings and Information
 
NEW 2014 Bobcat GPS Location Data
 
FAQ about Kiawah Wildlife 
 
Google Earth map of wildlife sightings by residents and visitors
 
Kiawah Island Bird Checklist (PDF)
 
"Wildlife As We See It" provided by the Kiawah Island Golf Resort
 
Report an interesting or unusual wildlife sighting to Town Biologists