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Shore Birds

AMERICAN AVOCET Migratory birds who favor Californian winters, tend to prefer salty waters over fresh, and therefore shores and beaches are a good place to spot them over summer. Although, like all birds they are vulnerable to climate change, this species seems stable for the moment. They are often seen in groups, waving their heads …

magnificent frigatebird

Frigatebird FAQ

Frigatebirds AKA frigate-petrel are a family of seabirds known scientifically as Fregatidae. This family of birds can be found across all tropical and subtropical oceans, and some of them (the males) are known for their distinctive characteristics, such as their “gular pouches”. That is, their inflatable red pouch that hangs beneath the males’ beaks, very …