Whether whales feed on them I do not know; but terns, cormorants, and immense herds of great unwieldy seals derive, on some parts of the coast, their chief sustenance from these swimming crabs.
The former is a species of gannet, and the latter a tern. Both are of a tame and stupid disposition, and are so unaccustomed to visitors, that I could have killed any number of them with my geological hammer.
Well, one day when I was not around, one of these people came along -- it was a she one, this time -- and told a tale of the usual pat- tern
. Her mistress was a captive in a vast and gloomy castle, along with forty-four other young and beautiful girls, pretty much all of them princesses; they had been languishing in that cruel captivity for twenty-six years; the masters of the castle were three stupendous brothers, each with four arms and one eye -- the eye in the center of the forehead, and as big as a fruit.
An estimated 3,000 terns
survived last week's Typhoon Lekima to paint a small island near Matsu white with their feces.
As five assistant National Trust rangers packed up the tents which have been their home for three months at Long Nanny beach, they were celebrating the fledging of 54 little terns
. The rangers have been protecting little terns
against threats, ranging from predators and human disturbance to high tides and storms which can wipe out nesting areas.
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The 1km length of shoreline at Long Nanny, south of Beadnell, is also an important breeding site for Arctic terns
and ringer plover.
SIR, - We are pleased to read of the success of the colony of terns
which have now fledged from the East Beach sands at the River Lossie, as reported (Press and Journal, July 30).
The cute Arctic Terns
are reproducing on the main island of Dalkey, South Co Dublin, for the first time o n record.
Two pairs of Roseate Terns
, our rarest seabird, have nested on The Skerries, each fledging two youngsters.
"Having spent a great deal of time over almost 30 years on Busaiteen beach bird-watching the Caspian terns
, they are close to my heart.