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explorecams: Both parents trying to keep dry on the Puffin Burrow cam.

The Puffins Will Be Coming Back Soon!

Just a quick reminder to all of you bird fans, that there are more than osprey that we will be watching this summer! The puffins will soon be returning to Seal Island and the other seabird islands run by Project Puffin and explore.org will be there watching with their puffin loafing ledge cam and puffin

What Did The Fish Beg For?

Fact: The rapid flapping of their wings makes murres appear to fly very fast, but their speed is only about 60 km / 40 miles per hour. Photo Courtesy of Nigel Bewley

Water-Phobic Murre?

Fact: Because their tails are so short, murres use their feet as rudders for flying – spreading them apart for complicated maneuvers. They can’t turn sharply and sometimes have difficulty landing on stormy days, often bumping into the cliffs and needing several attempts to successfully land on a ledge. Photo Courtesy of Ron Wolf (Flickr)

What Is A Murre’s Favorite Movie?

Fact: There are only two murre species, the common murre and the thick-billed murre. Photo Courtesy Of: explosionsoflife (Flickr)

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