Category: Kayak Birding

Return to Bird Island

July 10, 2019 featured a return paddle to Bird Island in the middle of the Sinepuxent Bay, MD. In 2018, we made this same trip on July 27th discovering nesting brown pelicans with babies. Launching from Old Ferry Landing in Assateague Island National Seashore, we hoped for more […]

The Wye East River: An Abundance of Riches

On Wednesday June 12, we again paddled a marvelous Delmarva kayaking destination: the Wye East River near Wye Mills, MD. Launching from Wye Landing we immediately saw an almost comical abundance of river and marsh wildlife, immature bald eagles, mature bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, cormorants, and even […]

The Beaches of Tizzard Island

Launching from the Taylor’s Landing boat ramp, near Girdletree, MD, offers a number of paddling options including a new, to us, paddle to Tizzard Island on May 27th, 2019, Memorial Day. Our favorite paddles from Taylor’s Landing head two miles southeast to circumnavigate Mills Island, or hug the […]

Wind Damage on Broad Creek

On May 7th we drove to Laurel, Delaware for a one way paddle downstream on Broad Creek to Phillips Landing Recreation Area. Ths is a beautiful part of Delmarva and a favorite kayaking destination which always furnishes surprises. On April 15th, 2019 an EF-2 tornado touched down between […]

Return to Willis Wharf

Last fall we launched at Willis Wharf, Virginia for the very first time and enjoyed paddling the scenic Machipongo River, which is not really a river but a large tidal creek.  The summer of 2018 found us returning to Willis Wharf with family kayakers on a beautiful sunny […]

Wetipquin Creek

Sunday, July 29, 2018 found us paddling a new (for us) kayaking destination:  Wetipquin Creek.  Southwest of Salisbury, Maryland, Wetipquin Creek meanders through marshland and hardwood forests before flowing into the Nanticoke River near Fishing Bay.  Wetipquin Park features a nice launch area including a helpful sign pointing out […]