Voyage to Kure

Curious Sooty Tern

Mike Westgate, Sound Engineer, with a new friend, a curious Sooty Tern. © Tove Petterson, Ocean Futures Society

Sooty Terns

Sound Engineer Mike Westgate and Antoine focus in on Jean-Michel and Tove, as they get a closer look at the Sooty Terns. ©Nancy Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Brown Noddy

A Brown Noddy enjoying a day at the beach on Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals. ©Tove Petterson, Ocean Futures Society

Filming a Sooty Tern

Cinematographer Antoine Rosset films a Sooty Tern landing atop his head. ©Nancy Marr, Ocean Futures Society

The runway at Tern Island

Ed, Antoine, Mike, Jean-Michel and Tove on the runway at Tern Island, filming thousands of sea birds. Check out the Sooty Tern perched on Antoine's head! ©Nancy Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Flying into Tern Island

An airplane from Honolulu bringing NOAA team member Dana Wilkes to join the other Manacat members. ©Nancy Marr, Ocean Futures Society

Filming at Tern Island

Antoine Rosset, filming at Tern Island, with Dr. Beth Flint (USFWS) as his guide. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Sooty Tern

Dr. Beth Flint speaks with expedition team member Blair Mott about the many birds on Tern Island, as a Sooty Tern takes a rest on her head. ©Holly Lohuis, Ocean Futures Society

Red-footed Boobies

Red-footed Boobies roost near the beach. Bird life abounds on Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

Red-footed Boobies

Red-footed Boobies roost near the beach. Bird life abounds on Tern Island, French Frigate Shoals. ©Tom Ordway, Ocean Futures Society/KQED

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