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Young puffins work out their own migration routes
2 August 2011 from Planet Earth
Young Atlantic puffins migrating for the first time scout out their own
routes, rather than relying on genetic programming or help from their
Murf's Nature Notes – The Parrot of the Sea
30 May 2011 from Irish Weather Online
Known as the clown or Parrot of the sea, the Puffin is one of our most recognisable and colourful seabirds.
Seabird programme to track europe's seabirds beyond the blue horizon
30 May 2011 from Surfbirds News
Knowing the where and why of seabird foraging will be crucial in informing the designation of Marine Protected Areas across the north-east Atlantic. ...
A wild ride to the Faroe Islands
28 May 2011 from the BBC News website
Tim Ecott takes a trip to the hard-to-reach Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, where the weather is constantly changing.
Storm petrels on Burhou viewed through infrared camera
24 May 2011 from BBC News Guernsey
The camera follows the successful introduction of Puffin Cam, which is also based on Burhou, in 2009. European storm petrels are a sea-going species and ...
Wonders of sea bird city
21 May 2011 from the Scarborough Evening News
Crevices in the chalk are nest sites for thousands of comical puffins, while a small population of shags nest at the foot of the cliffs. The most famous of Bempton's sea birds is the gannet, nesting in large noisy
colonies preferably on exposed cliffs ...
Plastic being found in the bellies of seabirds
16 May 2011 from Metro News Canada - Toronto
Jan van Franeker spends his day examining the stomachs of dead seabirds. ... specializes in the Northern fulmar, a seabird found in the North Atlantic.
Puffins get 'sat nav' devices for key study
16 May 2011 from the Irish Independent
By Nick Bramhill IRELAND'S Puffins are to be fitted with 'sat nav' devices for the first time, as scientists take steps to prevent them becoming an endangered species. More than 20000 pairs of the striking seabirds nest in
mostly isolated island ...
Puffin under threat, says birdwatch body
13 May 2011 from the Irish Times
THE PUFFIN, a summer visitor to Ireland's coastline, is coming under threat from climate change and predators invading its coastal nesting areas. It has been estimated to have a population of 40000 but Birdwatch Ireland now
fears the bird is coming ...
Flying in for the summer
9 May 2011 from The Independent
The gannets nesting at the reserve make up the biggest breeding colony on the UK mainland. Other regulars at Bempton include kittiwakes, guillemots, razorbills, fulmars and puffins. Above, RSPB members view the nesting
visitors at Bempton aboard ...
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