On the Puffin Loafing Ledge Live Cam, there’s room to spread your wings. If you are new – or just need a refresher on the Puffin Project – here’s a quick summary (and you can read more from Audubon here): The National Audubon Society started Project Puffin in 1973 in an effort to learn how to restore puffins to
We visited the Razorbills/Auks of the Puffin Loafing Ledge, now meet the Murres. Abundant, penguin-like birds of the cooler northern oceans, Common Murres can be seen sitting upright on cliffs. Common Murres weigh about 2.2 pounds (990 grams), and measure about 17.5 inches in length, with a wingspan of 26 inches. Sexes look similar, with a
The Puffin Loafing Ledge is back in action with Common Murres, Razorbills and Puffins lining the rocky shores of Seal Island. Here’s a few facts to help navigate those flying friends this season: Razorbills are taller than puffins with a flat, black beak. Black Guillemots are jaunty seabirds with black bodies and white shoulders –
…in the Puffin Burrow! We have new parents and a fresh egg that is being carefully cared for on the Puffin Burrow Cam, which is now live! From our partners at the Audubon Society: Welcome back into the Puffin Burrow, the home of a doting puffin parenting couple as they incubate their egg and eventually
The Puffin Cam is LIVE and back in action! More than 500 pairs of Puffins will gather this season on the rocky cliffs of Seal Island. Scientists are unsure of how puffins find their way home and are still learning how birds migrate. But one thing’s for sure, they have returned! Puffins mostly eat small fish.