Pelagic Birds

Some articles on bird, pelagic birds, birds:

Atlantic Puffin - Relationship With Humans - Status and Conservation
... However, Iceland has many times as many breeding pairs with the puffin being the most populous bird on the island, estimated at about 5 million pairs ... If an accidental oil spill occurs and pelagic birds are exposed, toxins are inhaled or ingested which leads to kidney and liver damage ... The Atlantic Puffin and other pelagic birds are excellent bioindicators of the environment because they are near the top of the food chain in the ocean ...
Pelagic Zone - Pelagic Ecosystem - Pelagic Birds
... See also Seabird Pelagic birds, also called oceanic birds, are birds that live on the open sea, rather than around waters adjacent to land or around ... Pelagic birds feed on planktonic crustaceans, squid and forage fish ... The term seabird includes birds which live around the sea adjacent to land, as well as pelagic birds ...

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