The Horseshoe Crab and the Red Knots

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What a sight! “The horseshoe crabs crawl onto the shores of the bay to spawn. At the same time, tens of thousands of shorebirds arrive at the bay thin and spent from a non-stop, four day flight from South America. They need to quickly double their weight to continue their migration to the Arctic and breed. For this, the high-energy crab eggs are essential.” Absolutely amazing and inspiring! Help protect the horseshoe crab. “Return the Favor.” If you see one upside down:  Hold the crab by its side, not its tail, and turn over pointing toward the water. Leave them where you find them. Do not remove even if dead. Do not disturb shorebirds – allow them to feed and roost. Thank you!

This entry was posted on May 19, 2016. 1 Comment

Egret in Mating Plumage

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The Egrets and also the Blue Herons were in mating plumage at the Bombay Hook Wildlife Rescue on the weekend. I have always wanted to photograph them looking like this. Here are some of an Egret posing for me!

This entry was posted on May 11, 2016. 4 Comments

“Fox Kits”

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I could probably post 100 different images of these precious fox kits. We watched them play at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge for over an hour. There were 8 of them. They are too cute for words!

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This entry was posted on May 10, 2016. 7 Comments

Preparing A Den

It is amazing how the fox pull all of their beautiful fur out this time of year as they prepare their dens. They are so much smaller than they appear in winter!

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