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My Time on Hog Island: Abigail Muscat

By: Abigail Muscat Arriving at the dock in Bremen, ME, I couldn’t contain my excitement. Thinking about the fact that I was about to spend a week on an island in Muscongus Bay looking at birds as part of the Coastal Maine Bird Studies for Teens Camp — it was a dream come true. I

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Daily Dose of Love: Our Puffling Has Hatched!

A Fluffball In The Burrow! Helloooo, puffling! The Puffin Burrow parents welcome a new chick to their under-boulder nest. It hatched early this morning, a perfect fluffball. Project Puffin director Steve Kress tells us the parents are last year’s on-cam pair, who honeymooned but didn’t raise a chick. Now mom and dad puffin will feed

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Daily Dose of Love: Project Puffin Live Chat!

A Day In The Loaf! How do puffins catch a bill full of fish like this? Are their bills always so colorful? To find out the answers to these questions and to ask your own, join us tomorrow, June 29th at 2pm ET / 11am PT as Project Puffin founder and director Dr. Stephen Kress

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Puffin Live Chat!

Join us on Thursday, June 29th, at 2pm ET / 11am PT as we host a live chat with Project Puffin Founder and Director Steve Kress!

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Unlocking the mystery of Puffin C3

By Keenan Yakola – Project Puffin Research Supervisor on Seal Island Phew! Sorry for the delayed post! The past week is one of the busiest weeks on Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge over the course of the summer. We conducted our annual tern, gull and eider census and now we have tern chicks popping out

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