Most Love For The Least Tern: Operation Smackdown

In this followup to the previous Most Love For The Least Tern Readings, Operation Snuggletime and Operation NomNom, we infiltrate a Least Tern Colony the extremely ruff-n-tumble nature of life in the colony.
“HALLLPPPP!!!!” In this followup to the previous Most Love For The Least Tern Readings, Operation Snuggletime and Operation NomNom, we infiltrate a Least Tern Colony the extremely ruff-n-tumble nature of life in the colony.
Given the extreme itty bittiness of the Least Terns, the amount of chaotic violence that takes place in the colony can be shocking.
Given the extreme itty bittiness of the Least Terns, the amount of chaotic violence that takes place in the colony can be shocking.
The chicks get mercilessly pummeled by the adults...
The chicks get mercilessly pummeled by the adults…
... by the Juveniles...
… by the Juveniles…
... and even by other itty bitties...
… and even by other itty bitties…
Smackdown
Smackdown
But it is all part of life in the tight quarters of Ye Olde Colonial Tern Towne, where space and resources are scarce, and the violence serves to discipline and set boundaries
But it is all part of life in the tight quarters of Ye Olde Colonial Tern Towne, where space and resources are scarce, and the violence serves to discipline and set boundaries.
Otherwise it would be total chaos where everyone just fought each other mercilessly for every scrap of food, all the time. Hey. Wait a minute....
Otherwise it would be total chaos where everyone just fought each other mercilessly for every scrap of food, all the time. Hey. Wait a minute….