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fairy tern in flight

Eyes to the skies

A fairy tern glances at the camera at the right instant, in the skies of McKean Island, one of the Phoenix Islands. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area, of the nation of Kiribati, is the largest marine protected area in the world, and birds nest on many of the islands. (Photo by Larry Madin, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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