The Royal Tern is one of our more common local sea-birds, distinguishable by its bright orange bill and black head-cap. Texas is the most southern area of the tern's breeding grounds. June is when their chicks hatch. In the winter, the tern migrates as far as Argentina in order to find warmth.
SAN LEON — The San Leon Volunteer Fire Department rescued a family whose sailboat had flipped near shore dumping five children and two adults into the water.