Cownose rays are being spotted all over the mid-Chesapeake Bay, where SERC scientists tag and track them. Image: SERC

VIDEO: Cownose Rays Back in the Bay

They’re not unusual in the Chesapeake, but like dolphins, Atlantic cownose rays are one of the more fun things to spot while you’re out on the water. Traveling near the surface, they almost appear to be waving their wings at passing boaters. As rays migrate to the Bay to mate and give birth in June and July, now may be your best chance to see them. Cheryl Costello talks to the experts tracking their presence in the Bay, and locals who’ve been spotting them everywhere.
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