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.
Because they are missing the word “Independent,” more than 5,000 of Galveston County’s mail-in ballots will have to be reprinted and re-mailed, and the county’s election machines will have to be reprogrammed.