Wednesday, February 14, 2018
February 8, 2018: Winter Seabirds: Are There More or Are They Just More Dispersed? It's a Nuanced Answer with Climate Playing a Big Role
If you're a birder, counting seabirds on a gray winter Puget Sound day is the place for you. While many species are in decline, there's a greater number of seabirds throughout the Sound, driven by migration from northern breeding grounds. But positive sightings don't always mean there's enough food. In the world of seabirds there's a lot of nuance, with climate playing a big role. Martha Baskin has the story.