Blogs describing what the puffins are doing and what you can see on the Puffin Cams for the 2020 breeding season. We follow the birds from their arrival back in Alderney in March through their first appearance on land, mating, egg laying, hatching and rearing a chick. This takes us all the way to July when the young puffins, of pufflings begin to fledge. By the end of July or occasionally the start of August the puffins will have left us again for another season. Then it will be time for the Alderney Wildlife Trust ecologists to see how the population has fared in the 2020 puffin season.
Now we can get back out on the boat as lockdown eases in the Bailiwick of Guernsey we have been trying to do some catch up on the seabird monitoring we would usually carry out in spring. When we were passing the other auks (razorbills and guillemots) on the south coast we saw this razorbill, [...]