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.
We have been analysing the footage from puffin cam and writing up our final reports for the year. The numbers for this breeding season seem to be good, with 170 pairs breeding on Burhou. It is harder to say how many were successful but numbers are on the increase. We hope you enjoy the roundup [...]