National Geographic : 1951 Feb
Z'tl INUall1tin "Utg plaiU COUI-Cty + Heermann's Gulls, Raza's First Citizens, Take Tribute as Kings of the Rocky Isle These aristocrats of the gull family raid nests of neighboring terns (page 244). Tame on Raza, they be come shy when they migrate after the breeding season. Most of them move to California; some stream as far north and south as Vancouver Island and Guatemala. nlouacl rolli.es )y ie\lIS \iiylle 1a1lKel' " On the Same Lonely Island Dwell Two Sea Birds Peculiar to Baja California The booby (left) is the Brewster's, named for an American ornithologist. It resembles its first cousin, the white-bellied booby, which was probably the first bird seen in the New World by Columbus. A yellow footed gull (right) guards her speckled eggs.