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Project Puffin Founder Dr. Stephen Kress

Dr. Steve Kress Chats Maine Ospreys and Puffins Live!

Get the expert’s take on Maine osprey and puffin seasons as Project Puffin founder and director Dr. Stephen Kress joins us for a live chat on the Audubon Osprey Nest Tuesday, August 9th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET!

Rachel feeds her three chicks

Name The Three Osprey Chicks!

Rachel and Steve have three fluffy new chicks on their Audubon Osprey Nest! As part of explore tradition, we’re leaving it to you to help name them!

Keenan Yakola

Join Our Puffin Live Chat From Seal Island

UPDATE! The live chat will now take place Friday, June 10th at 6pm ET / 3pm PT. Project Puffin’s Research Supervisors Keenan Yakola and Isabel Brofsky are back on Seal Island, spending the summer in the Gulf of Maine researching puffins, guillemots, cormorants, and the other seabirds we’ve grown to love. And on Thursday, June

Seal Island Supervisor Isabel Brofsky

Meet Project Puffin’s Seal Island Team!

By Keenan Yakola, Project Puffin’s Supervisor on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge The resident seabirds have just started to settle in to prepare for another nesting season on Seal Island NWR! Terns are performing in-flight courtship displays while puffins are head tossing and calling loudly from the waters nearby. With the live cams back up

Snapshot by Samantha Eye

Who’s in the Puffin Burrow?

Update: The banded puffin has been ID’d as AH54. A note from Seal Island Supervisor Keenan Yakola, “We just found AH54 in our database. AH54 was banded as an adult on Matinicus Rock in 2002. It first came to Seal Island NWR in 2005 and has been seen on Seal Island NWR every summer since

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