Tag: common tern

Vaudeville of the Air International

  Terns hang out abroad, too. At the chateau of Chenonceau, 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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