After working for about three hours and recording countless nests and eggs we took a break for lunch. Since we covered all the ground the staff needed for the day, it was time for a tour and a chance to grab my camera. First Joe Dicostanzo took us to the north end of the island to look for a Bridled Tern, a tropical seabird that normally rides flotsam offshore and is not normally seen from land. This bird has spent the last few summers on Great Gull mixing in with the other Terns. Once we arrived at the huge gun pit that used to house the 16-inch gun, it took only a minute to see the Bridled Tern, who stood out with his darker plumage.
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