National Geographic : 1944 Oct
What the Fighting Yanks See 473 U. S. Marine Corps, Oicial A Marine Makes Friends with an Island Dweller-a Love Tern Pure white love or fairy terns hover over many of the Yanks' camps in the Southwest Pacific. The boys find their nesting habits unusual. Building no nest, the female lays a single egg in some slight depression on a small branch. GI's wondered "how that darn egg could stick there without roiling off."