Cape Gazette

The beauty of the Delaware Bay

By Ron MacArthur | May 30, 2012
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Shorebirds take flight after feeding on horseshoe crab eggs.

It's amazing what you see on a simple 20-minute boat ride along Delaware Bay. The ride followed a ceremony to launch the new Delaware Bayshore Initiative in Slaughter Beach.

A cormorant and seagull spread their wings. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Seagulls take over a small piece of beach along Mispillion Harbor. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
An osprey keeps a watchful eye over its nest. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
A heron takes pause in a marsh along Cedar Creek. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Shorebirds and horseshoe crabs are a commonplace site during May in many areas along the Delaware Bay. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
A lone seagull faces into the wind along the seawall at Mispillion Harbor. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
The end of the horseshoe spawning season is fast approaching; the harvest season begins in early June. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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