Counting puffins on the Farne Islands

By Gwen Potter, Countryside Manager for Northumberland Coast and Farne Islands, National Trust

It’s June on the remote Farne Islands and National Trust rangers have started the task of counting the islands’ thousands of pairs of puffins. The much-loved seabird, which has traditionally done well on these wild isles off the Northumberland coast, is being closely monitored amid fears climate change is having an adverse effect on sources of food and puffin numbers internationally.

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