Sunday, May 20, 2012

Pic of the Week: Proto-terns



Bird nests, or lack thereof, fascinate me. As you can see, Least Terns don't work very hard.

2 comments:

  1. It looks like they didn't scramble to protect those eggs. They left them sunny-side up. They're lucky those eggs don't get poached. I hope they don't get basted when the tide comes in, or carried off by some devil.

    I asked the Terns what they had to say in defense of such a minimalist nest. They said, "Um, Let(te) it go man."

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  2. Funny! Our least terns lay their eggs on the rooftops of grocery stores. Just right there on the roof.

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