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Popular “Terminals to Tarmac” Tours Continue at Airport

Summer tours offer an inside look at over 136 Least Terns nests on east end of airport

SAN DIEGO – July 10, 2008 – Did you ever wonder why endangered Least Tern seabirds would make their nests on an airfield? The summer is the perfect time to view the nesting season that is underway and will continue until mid-September. There are currently 136 Least Tern nests in the Nesting Ovals on the east side of the airfield, the second-highest number of nests in any one year at San Diego International Airport (SDIA). (Read More)

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This entry was posted on July 10, 2008 by in Sustainability.