Looking Across the Chincoteague Channel
Two Ponies Having a Drink at Dusk
Swans at the Nature Preserve
Red Winged Blackbird - The Nature Preserve is a Birders' Paradise
Pony Having a Drink
Assateague Light in Summer
Old Drawbridge Coming Into Town
The new bridge was dedicated in October 2010 and is now in use. The old metal drawbridge will soon be only a memory.
Sika deer are a common sight on the Nature Preserve. This handsome fellow was just eating the tender grass along the side of the road.
Yes, horses can swim! These are the famous Chincoteague ponies swimming across the channel from Assateague for the Annual Pony Swim and Auction, held by the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department, called the Saltwater Cowboys. A "must see" at least once in your life!
Ponies Running on the Beach
Ponies running on the beach -- probably trying to get away from the Saltwater Cowboys!