Dudley Wigdahl, Curator of Mammals and Birds at the Aquarium of the Pacific, joined explore.org to discuss the Magellanic Penguins chicks and answer questions from the audience. Some of the Magellanic Penguins here were rescued from Brazil where they were stranded outside their native habitat.
Floyd and Roxy’s chick hatched around June 25. Now, nearing 50 days old, the chick moved into phase 2 three weeks ago. It’s not so much a flight of the fledging, but it certainly represents a big change for this chick’s development! From our partners at the Aquarium of the Pacific: Thank you so much
Sometimes, the light and the sea air are just right to make Puffin magic on the Loafing Ledge. Thanks to CamOpJoellen for capturing the magic in these snapshots! Citizen Science! Audubon can still use your help in capturing snapshots from the Live Cam between 10-10:30 am and 6-6:30 pm ET, and sharing your observations in the
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
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