puffin


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any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills

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Early results have found puffin diets vary significantly around the UK, and in Orkney and Shetland, where serious declines have been seen, puffins appear to be consistently finding smaller prey compared with most other countries, the RSPB said.
A key finding of the study is that pairs which followed more similar migration routes bred earlier and more successfully the following spring, showing that there is a clear benefit for puffins to migrate close to their mates.
Chris Orange's puffin picture which is to feature on the cover of the Northumberland coast visitor guide for 2017 Chris Orange
Today, the program has reestablished more than 1,000 puffin pairs in the region.
Two 500 ml beakers, white starch puffins, green Styrofoam puffins, water, stir rod, calculator, paper, and a pencil
With fewer herring and hake, puffins have been giving their young butterfish, but those fish are too big for puffin chicks to eat, and many of the birds starve and die.
Having collected all the data, the final figure shows there are now just under 40,000 pairs of nesting puffins across the eight islands.
source=A-to-Z) The puffin looks a bit like a penguin decked out for Carnival 6 though its body is tuxedo-like, it sports a brightly colored beak withstrips of reddish orange and spots of yellow.
PUFFIN BILLY can continue his dramatic rise by winning the feature race on a really competitive card at Exeter.
The second trip was to Puffin Island with a team of bird ringers who have special permission to land.
There are three different species: the tufted puffin and horned puffin are found in the North Pacific, while the Atlantic puffin frequents the islands and coasts of Iceland, Greenland, Norway, the Faroe Islands, Atlantic Canada, northern France and the British Isles.
Fenmarc has experienced a 9% drop in sales as a result of its sister company Puffin Produce starting to process its own sales.
BAINES, Phil Puffin By Design 70 Years of Imagination 1940-2010 Penguin, 2010 256pp $49.
The annual puffin baby boom on Skomer Island off the Pembrokeshire coast in South West Wales is under way.