Sunday, February 26, 2017
Assateague Island in Winter - Photos
Most of these photos were taken by Alan Sklar...
An American Woodcock
Storm wrack - airplane portion with coral and shells attached
Sunset, 29 January 2017
One of the Maryland foals born last summer (possibly Chama's)
Bayberries (wax myrtle) grow wild on Assateague - the waxy coating on
the berries is extremely nourishing, but very few creatures can digest
it. They include the yellow-rumped warbler...
the tree swallow, which flocks here in large numbers,
and the "Sika deer", which are Japanese elk.