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Peata Ruadh World

Monday 17th June 2024

A Rare White Puffin is Sighted

A Rare White Puffin is SightedA 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.

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Evidence of Hatched Pufflings

Evidence of Hatched PufflingsPuffins 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.

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Conservation Concern

Conservation ConcernLeading 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.

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Saving The Sea Helps Puffins

Saving The Sea Helps PuffinsWhat can we do to help Puffins and their environment? Here are some ways we can make a difference.

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Other names for Puffins

Other names for PuffinsPuffins are known by different names

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Watching Puffins on the Treshnish Isles

Watching Puffins on  the Treshnish IslesFiona Hulbert took a stunning trip, sailing to the beautiful Treshnish Isles with Alternative Boat Hire to watch Puffins. Sailing to the Treshnish Isles, on the red sailing boat, with a delicious packed lunch to spend a few idilic hours watching the puffins is a breathtaking experience.

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