Sussex sees surge in sightings of coyotes

Katie KazimirCulture, Headlines

A Delmar woman was startled recently to look out her window and see five coyotes attacking a fox in the backyard of her rural cul-de-sac home. It’s a sign of increased activity during breeding season, said Jake Klaverweiden, the Delmar founder of Eastern Shore Predator Control. Lots of pets go missing during January through March, he said. “Coyotes have learned …

Mt. Cuba kestrels banded

Mt. Cuba’s 5 kestrel chicks get banded

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

      Mt. Cuba Center is generally known for its horticulture, but now it has good news for the avian world: A pair of its kestrels has sired five chicks. Kestrels, the smallest falcons in the U.S., have experienced as much as a 93% population decline since the 1960s, especially in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, according to …