Saturday night I joined a group of volunteers to participate in a Horseshoe Crab count at South Bowers Beach, Delaware. The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab has been over harvested for years and is now endangered. As a result, numerous migrating shorebirds, especially the Red Knot and the Ruddy Turnstone are also imperiled because they rely almost exclusively on Horseshoe Crab eggs for fuel as they migrate through the Delaware Bay.

Delaware River Keepers
Horseshoe Crabs
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