Bird Photos / Bombay Hook, DE and Vicinity5/26/2018
I went to Bombay Hook and other Delaware shore locations for shorebird migration on May 26th, 2018. I started at Slaughter Beach at high tide. Unfortunately, there weren't many birds there.
I did see this close-up Boat-tailed Grackle:
This Mockingbird posed for me:
There were thousands of Horseshoe crabs all along the beach:
My next stop was at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion, DE. It is just down the road from Slaughter Beach.
I saw this large group of Red Knots across the inlet:
This Barn Swallow was on the rocks at the Nature Center:
This Semiplmated Sandpiper was nearby:
I saw this Willet in the grass alongside the entrance road:
I didn't get any photos at Port Mahon. After that, I went to Bombay Hook.
I saw this Boat-tailed Grackle near Raymond Pool:
I saw a few Black-necked Stilts in Bear Swamp Pool:
I saw Dunlin, Semipalmated Plovers, and a lot of Great Egrets:
This Red-winged Blackbird posed for me:
And lastly, I took some infrared photos:
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