Puffin Chapter of The Bird Book by Chester A. Reed

PUFFINS, AUKS and MURRES. Family ALCIDÆ NEST AND EGGS OF PIED-BILLED GREBE.Puffins, Auks and Murres are all sea birds and are only found inland when blown there by some severe storm of winter. At this season numbers of them are apt to lose their bearings and may...

Another day at the zoo…

My dearest friends went to the Point Defiance Zoo again today and spent a lot of time with the puffins! They had so much fun. Apparently, the little puffins were very friendly today. One came right up to the barrier, so close they could have picked it up! They did...

The Tutfed Puffin visits the UK

Tufted Puffins are not found in the UK or possibly the whole of Europe. So imagine the surprise of the British people who saw one off the coast on September 16th at the Oare Marshes reserve in the Swale Estuary near Faversham about 1 1/2 hours east of London. This...

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (and tufted puffins!)

Talking to the Zookeepers pays off!! Next time you visit a zoo—say hello and don’t be afraid to ask questions! Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium currently has 20 tufted puffins in its exhibit, 9 males and 11 females. The tufted puffins range in age from 1 to...