Posts Tagged ‘puffin’

Puffins are small seabirds which breed in coastal colonies in the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans.  Their numbers have been declining for about half a century, partially due to invasive plant species which are taking over breeding grounds.

Their migratory patterns are currently being studied using geolocator tags by a group from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and is featured in this recent BBC article.

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