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.
GALVESTON — Don Tyer started angling offshore for the highly coveted red snapper more than 50 years ago. It’s a way of life the Dickinson resident continues with his grandchildren today.