How Do Sea Birds Drink When They Fly Across the Ocean?

You’ve probably heard about birds that fly across an entire ocean when they travel to or from their winter homes. But have you ever wondered how these birds get fresh water to drink during their journey?

The answer is simple: They don’t have to drink fresh water, but survive well enough on salt water.

People cannot live on salt water, but sea birds, like the tern, drink nothing else!

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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