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...

Tufted Puffins at the Central Park Zoo

A friend is visiting New York and she went to the Central Park Zoo where she promptly sent me a photo from her cell phone. According to the official Central Park Zoo they have approximately 15 Tufted Puffins at their location. =) YAY for puffins! For now, here is the...