Shorebirds take flight after feeding on horseshoe crab eggs. BY RON MACARTHUR
May 30, 2012
A cormorant and seagull spread their wings. BY RON MACARTHUR
Seagulls take over a small piece of beach along Mispillion Harbor. BY RON MACARTHUR
An osprey keeps a watchful eye over its nest. BY RON MACARTHUR
A heron takes pause in a marsh along Cedar Creek. BY RON MACARTHUR
Shorebirds and horseshoe crabs are a commonplace site during May in many areas along the Delaware Bay. BY RON MACARTHUR
A lone seagull faces into the wind along the seawall at Mispillion Harbor. BY RON MACARTHUR
The end of the horseshoe spawning season is fast approaching; the harvest season begins in early June. BY RON MACARTHUR
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.
Ron MacArthur has lived and worked in Sussex County all his life. As a journalist for more than 40 years, he has covered everything from county and town meetings to presidential visits. He also has a unique perspective having served as an elected official and lived on both sides of the county.