The following bird related links cover many different aspects of birding in Sussex County, DE, and other nearby areas.
Owls For an amazing video of how owls are such successful stealth hunters, see Eagle Owl (best viewed full screen). Thanks to Ray Graff for providing this.
See Life Paulagics conducts pelagic birding trips out of Lewes, DE. If you have never been pelagic birding, you may wish to consider trying it, as you will see many bird species which you can not see from land unless you travel to their remote breeding grounds.
Above: Much sought after White-faced Storm-Petrel by Ed Sigda. Below: Cory's Shearwater by Bill Fintel
Delaware Bayshore Stewards Project Stewards will be stationed at highly visited locations along Delaware’s Bayshore, to share their passion and knowledge about shorebirds, horseshoe crabs, and other Delaware Bay resources, as well as tips for visiting the beaches appropriately.
Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research is a world renowned Organization based in Newark, DE, and is presently very active in helping deal with the wildlife consequences of the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon oil spill off Louisiana.
Ed Sigda's Prime Hook Birding provides details on seasonal abundance of over 300 species observed by him on the Refuge, photos of over 250 of these species, and directions to the best birding areas on the Refuge.
Birding Cape May is a large site with a wealth of birding information. It provides up to date information about regional migration status, rare birds, optics, etc.
DE-birds is a list-serve which provides up to the minute information on rarity sightings as well as other noteworthy bird observations.
Delaware Birding Trail is a site full of excellent information on where to bird in Delaware, as well as about migration timing. Jeff Gordon played a major role in pulling all this information together.
The Friends of Prime Hook and Friends of Cape Henlopen are two local Friends groups which have activities to promote and support these excellent birding areas. Contact information is provided on their respective web sites.