At the Everett Marina in northwestern Washington State, photographer Gregg Thompson witnessed a serious squabble between two Caspian Terns: “This was on feeding grounds, and there were lots of birds in the same area. These two guys kept going at it. Lots of screeching. Stopped fighting and then started up again. No damage seen.”
“Brings up the subject of whether birds can have friends and enemies.”
“The fight continued on land and then back into the air...”
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All photos © Gregg Thompson