Each bird has its own history—most came here injured and can't live in the wild. Start your tour The Aquarium works hard to make a difference in the threatened western snowy plover population.As one of the main rehabilitation sites for shorebirds in northern California, we rescue injured adults, injured chicks and abandoned eggs.
Anything you need you have it in our beautiful Condos.
We have a crosswalk for the beach access so it’s more convenient and worry free when crossing the street to make your way on our sandy beaches.
We band them when they are about 18-25 days old, as their feet are adult-sized and the band will never get too tight from further growth.
Now, we estimate we are about a week and a half away from fledging!
This first flight is called 'fledging' and it is when a baby bird mostly leaves the nest for good.