Kayaking in Alaska

In May of 2016 we ventured to Alaska on a small ship cruise in the Alaskan Inside Passage.  Our  7 day Southeast Alaska trip  began in Juneau, the Capital, and ended in the old Russian town of Sitka.  Along the way we enjoyed Southeast Alaska wilderness at it’s […]

Successful Snowy Owl Quest

On January 28th, 2018 we successfully spotted a Snowy Owl in the dunes at Cape Henlopen State Park. While on a birding cruise out of Lewes, DE with DELMARVA Birding Weekend the crew pointed out this Snowy Owl as we cruised along the shoreline. An unexpected surprise. Along […]

A Hike on Fisherman’s Island

  Access to Fisherman’s Island, the southern most Virginia Barrier Island, is restricted most of the year due to nesting birds. With reservations, one can join Wildlife Refuge volunteers on guided hikes Saturdays October until March. Information is available on Fisherman Island Wildlife Refuge website. Our small group […]

A Tale of Two Beaches

Not every year does the Delaware Bay develop ice, but the winter of 2017-18 brought ice to the Bay. On January 9th, we drove to Lewes, Delaware for an ice viewing before the weather warmed and the ice disappeared.  We were not disappointed. From the Fishing Pier at […]

The Quest for a Snowy Owl

Kayaking Delmarva is on a quest:  observing a Snowy Owl here in Delaware. Other Delaware bird lovers such as Linda Lewis have already tracked down the elusive beast. Alas, our first attempt was not successful. Back in May of 2017 our appetite was whetted when a Great Horned […]