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The islands of Skokholm and Skomer in Pembrokeshire have become synonymous with puffins with an estimated 8,000 breeding pairs on both islands.
Earlier this year, concern was expressed that puffin numbers on the Farne Islands, off the Northumberland coast, may be hit by summer flooding.
Volunteers are being asked to watch the puffins and answer questions about their feeding behavior, said Steve Kress, director of the National Audubon Society's seabird restoration program.
Scotland's first ever Puffin Fest will celebrate their homecoming in an exciting 10 days of activities.
One of the many benefits of Puffin Crossings is that the time provided for pedestrians to cross the road is managed using sensors that detect people still on the crossing.
The Moone Boy creator will be turned into an animated bird as he narrates new kids series Puffin Rock.
A team of eleven National Trust rangers have carried out a full census of the puffin population on the Farne Islands, something that only happens once every five years.
The warming waters of the Gulf of Maine might be contributing to a boom in the butterfish population, crowding out the herring that puffins need to feed their young.
Deep Water Diners Tufted puffins catch their meals underwater.
This site is a Special Protection Area protected at a European level for its seabird population - mainly Cormorants but also good numbers of Razorbill, Guillemot and Kittiwake on the northern cliffs, while a few Puffins have returned following an intense effort to eradicate rats from the island.
The photograph he captured of a puffin about to be released after being colour ringed for population monitoring was voted the best entry in the Ecology in Action category, while his picture of a pair of wheatears in aMay snow shower won the Student prize.
Richard Bevan, from the University of Newcastle, has used small GPS trackers temporarily glued on to the back of 12 birds to track their foraging habits, which have revealed puffins raising chicks in burrows on Brownsman Island are heading out to "feeding hotspots" 20 miles out to sea.