Unformatted text preview: o We commonly see them on the piers, eating almost everything we give them. Pelicans • One of the unique features of the pelicans is their pouch that is below their beaks. • Pelicans like to plunge into the surface waters in order to catch fish • Pelicans were once victims of DDT pollution. o DDT interfered with the reproductive system of the pelicans; the eggshells were easily breakable because of DDT. Tubernoses • Tubernoses often migrate and breed in Antarctica, then migrate across the ocean and onto the Arctic to feed during the summer. o Example of tubernoses: albatross Shorebirds o Examples of shorebirds: ducks and herons...
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- Fall '10
- Biology, Charadriiformes, Wader, seabirds, Skua, streamlined body structure