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Explorer Pilvi91 speaks for Pal the Puffling, “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy!” Fat is good for a growning Puffin chick and researchers at the Puffin Project need YOUR help! Changing climate and resources means new ways to adapt (or not) for Puffins. Help our researchers find out what’s in the seas and what’s going into the

The Beautiful Black Guillemot

With their markings, Black Guillemots are one of the more beautiful supporting characters on the Puffin Loafing Ledge Live Cam from Seal Island, Maine. But these markings, like fashion couture, change with the seasons. Black Guillemots are all black with white wing patches in summer, and mostly white with dusky back in winter! So much for no

How a Puffin Eats Lunch

If you’re feeling hungry, head over to the Puffin Loafing Ledge for a little fresh fish. Puffins mostly eat small fish. Herring and hake are favorite foods for Atlantic Puffins in Maine; in Newfoundland their favorite food is capelin. Puffins usually carry 6-10 fish per trip back to their burrow, but the record is a whopping

A Kerfuffle on the Puffin Cam

Did you see the intruder on the Puffin Burrow Cam? If you missed it, check out this video highlight: http://youtu.be/w8ypnu5ddxg. As Steve Kress explained, “It starts with some very exaggerated threats by the resident bird- shaking its head vigorously back and forth.  Eventually, one can see the resident grab the intruder by the nape on the back

From Sea to Shining Sea

This 4th of July, from the purple mountains to the fruited plains celebrate America the beautiful. Our newest Live Cams are helping preserve America’s amazing wilderness while bringing it directly into your home! Explore the Brown Bears of Alaska, who are descending upon Brooks River for salmon fishing season. Or head to Maine where baby Puffin Pal and Osprey chicks, Pia,

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