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There are lots of birds that live near the sea. They rely on the sea for food.

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Sea Birds

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Many birds live near the sea. They eat fish and other sea animals.
Sea Birds 

 

The Pelican

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Some fish are well adapted for living near the water and and eating fish. The Pelican's beak is specially designed for catching fish. The Pelican can scoup fish out of the water, catching them in the pouch on its bill just like a big fishing net. Pelican

 

Birds Catching Fish

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Other birds catch their food by flying low over the water and with their beaks or claws, grab fish swimming near the surface.
Birds Catching Fish

 

Web Feet

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Other birds have different adaptations for water. Some birds have web feet to help them swim.
Web Feet

 

Books on Sea Birds

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Other links on Sea Birds

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service http://alaska.fws.gov/mbsp/mbm/seabirds/seabirds.htm
Seagull and Pelican http://www.americazoo.com/kids/seagull.htm
Birds http://www.sealioncaves.com/whatsee/birds.html
 

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