An unexpected turn of events led to an outstanding Tern day at Breezy Point
In total, I had 4 (yes...you are reading this correctly) ARCTIC TERNS.
Two 1st Summer and two 2nd Summer types. With one 2nd Summer bird more advanced
than the other. I uploaded a few phone scoped photos and provided links for
Not since a few summers ago when I had 5-6... perhaps more, Arctic Terns at
Moriches have I had such fun.
It required a lot of patience but after spotting one 1st Summer bird Arctic
feeding offshore, I settled in and tried my best to track the Terns that cycled
There were good numbers of Roseate Terns as well. A total of 15 birds with 11
on the beach at one time while the others were feeding offshore.
Eleven 1st Summer Common Terns were good study candidates along with few
similarly aged Forster’s Terns.
“I don’t meditate, silence is golden though” ~ Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
"I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of
others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence." ~ Frederick
風 Swift as the wind
林 Quiet as the forest
火 Conquer like the fire
山 Steady as the mountain
Sun Tzu The Art of War
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