Birds That Can Both Fly And Swim

Birds can fly and swim

They can dive to depths of up to 200 feet in search of fish

Large black birds with long neck and hooked beaks are excellent swimmers and divers

Grebes grebes are small and can stay underwater for up to 2 minutes

Oystercatchers can stay underwater for up to 30 seconds

Frigatebirds are great gliders and can stay in the air for hours

Large seabirds can dive into the water to catch fish

Albatrosses are known for their long wingspans and ability to cover vast distances while flying