Author Archives: Sara Perry, Bird Biologist

Black-bellied plover now at the Seattle Aquarium

The latest addition to our Birds & Shores exhibit is a male black-bellied plover, who came to us from the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA. He was introduced to the sandy side of the exhibit in late more »

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Same bird, different plumage

Tufted puffins are pelagic birds—which means they live on the open ocean—that come ashore only to nest during breeding season. These diving birds are built for life at sea. Underwater, their wings act as flippers and their feet act as more »

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