Farne Islands and Bass Rock | Two for joy

Visit puffins (and many other great seabirds) on this travel trip to Scotland. “More than 75,000 puffins breed on these little islands, along with 30 other species of seabirds. Nearly 160 different species of birds migrate through this passage every year,” said Marsh,...

Want to volunteer with puffins?

A rare opportunity for Maine puffin lovers to volunteer helping puffins. The Project Puffin Visitor Center is seeking volunteers to assist its operations in June, July, and August 2009, during which volunteers will be given the opportunity to take a puffin-watching...

The puffin is NOT endangered

Researchers were shocked when they counted breeding tufted puffins along the Oregon coast last summer. The numbers showed the charismatic seabird with the comical mask had become alarmingly scarce. From 6,560 tufted puffins in 1979 to a rough count of 142 found on...