Tag: common tern

Vaudeville of the Air International

  Terns hang out abroad, too. At the chateau of┬áChenonceau, this guy was keeping an eye out for lunch. Same grace, same flickering maneuvers.

The Tern’s Vaudeville of the Air

(Note: A post I was drafting in August of 2011…the thread of thought is gone, but the Vaudeville of the Air lives on….) When I was a kid, Admiral Donald MacMillan, skipper of the schooner Bowdoin, made at least two lecture stops at Beloit College to recount his explorations in the Arctic. He described in

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