A Rare White Puffin is Sighted
A white puffin with only a few black feathers and a beak that is mostly orange has been spotted on Handa Island Wildlife reserve off the coast of Sutherland in Scotland. Photographs @Dora Hamilton 2021 of Scottish Wildlife Trust.
Evidence of Hatched Pufflings
Puffins make their nests in burrows underground. So when the puffins go into their burrows to lay their one egg, it is very difficult to see what is happening in their life cycle. Being a detective puffin spotter is really important at this time of year.
Leading bird conservation organisations from the UK work together to review the status of birds on the conservation list in the Uk, Channel Islands and the Isle of Mann. How much of a conservation concern is dependant on all the information gathered.