Pysja – Young puffin

Pysja – Young puffin Originally uploaded by ippop Here is what the photographer had to say: Every fall the young puffins fly from there holes at night, towards the lights, in to the town. They land there helpless and hungry trying to make there way to the sea....

Four little pufflings…

Four little pufflings were found waiting outside a fish and chips restaurant in Edinburgh after losing their way from the shore. This is a common thing in towns with puffin colonies. The little baby puffins have a difficult time navigating their way around. Read more...

Stitch-up to save puffin chicks

The pufflings can become disorientated by lights on the Scottish isle People talented at sewing are being asked to make cotton drawstring bags to help save lost puffin chicks on the remote Scottish isle of St Kilda. Dozens of the baby birds become disorientated each...

The Five Month Bird

Puffins travel in large packs but they are only around for about five months a year—going out to sea the rest of the time. So, catch them while you can generally March to July—these months may vary depending on where you are in the world. They only come in...