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Photo From The Field

May 25th, 2017

Shorebirds, eagles, horseshoe crabs and more….

May is a great time to visit the Delaware Bay beaches. The horseshoe crabs are spawning and shorebirds are feeding on the eggs. Please respect the beach closures, so that the shorebirds can feed undisturbed.

Fortescue beach 5/16/17@Bob Bocci

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2 Responses to “Photo From The Field”

  1. Jim Merritt says:

    Was the eagle eating horseshoe crab eggs or Red Knots and Ruddy Turnstones?

  2. larissasmith says:

    Neither, all peacefully co-existing. Eagles often sit out on the sand bars on the Delaware Bay.

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