Explore These Great Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Links!

PBS NATURE: "Crash: A Tale of Two Species"
(Originally Aired on PBS February 10, 2008)

Learn more about this fascinating story by listening to Van Williamson's report, "Birds and Crabs," broadcast on National Public Radio's Morning Edition, June 11, 2002. 

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Delaware's Horseshoe Crab Regulations and Secretary's Order No.: 2010-F-0043

DNREC Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey

Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife Shorebird Project

New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife Delaware Bay Shorebirds

Horseshoe Crab History, Biology, Research, and Conservation
(This site is a joint effort of the Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

The Horseshoe Crab - Natural History, Anatomy, Conservation and Current Research

U.S. Geological Survey Leetown Science Center Reports

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Shorebirds, The Delaware Bay Connection (pdf)

Shorebird Sister Schools Program
(A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service program linking schools, biologists & shorebird enthusiasts along flyways)

The Horseshoe Crab -- Putting Science to Work to Help "Man's Best Friend"
(University of Delaware's Sea Grant College Program)

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary's "Horseshoe Crab and Shorebirds" Fact Sheet (pdf 441 KB)

Delaware Birding Trail

New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory

Chipper Woods Bird Observatory's "The Importance of Migratory Stopovers"

Virtual Birder