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Notes from the Field

The demise of a tern chickThe demise of a tern chick

Editor's Note: Gull predation on Caspian tern chicks and eggs is a major factor affecting tern nesting success at Brooks Island (shown here), as well as most other tern colonies reported on by BRNW


- Jonathan Felis, Fish and Wildlife Technician, San Francisco Bay

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