Sand martin

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This bird shows how diverse the animal kingdom is. The different type of adaptations of these birds really tells a lot about the variety ecology has to offer. The ability to live in sandy hills gives a great advantage. These sandy hills give ample protection to these birds. Also the fact that these birds live in large colonies adds to their protection. They have grown feathers which are in pale color to resemble the sandy hills. It will be really difficult to spot these clearly by birds of prey.

Also the fact that these birds are nimble and quick in movement also helps in their protection. This is perhaps the main reason that this bird has thrived. They don't have a lot of natural predators, the main reason for this is that its strong defenses. It's really wonderful to observe this kind natural adaptations which help the species grow. This bird has evolved successfully and its adaptations have helped the bird to thrive and build a big population. This is quite evident as this bird can be spotted easily in its habitat and it is a species of least concern in the wild life welfare associations.

This bird has adapted quickly to changing climates. In the recent years due to changing climates, increase in temperature and increase in the pollution, many species are finding it difficult to thrive. But in the case of the sand martin it is quick to adapt. It has so far has shown no signs of struggle or discomfort to the change in conditions. It will remain to be a favorite among the bird watchers.


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