The Atlantic Puffins that departed from the coast of Maine in late summer will not make landfall again till spring. So where do these stout little seabirds go throughout the cold winter? Anecdotal evidence from fishermen claim that Atlantic Puffins have been sighted in the North Atlantic. Yet no conclusive data has been gathered. Project
“If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family Anatidae on our hands.” – Douglas Adams This eider duckling was one of many found during the census on Stratton Island off the coast of Maine.