These little guys are so cute and colorful Atlantic puffins spend most of their lives at sea, returning to land only once a year to breed. About 60 percent of the world’s puffins breed along Iceland’s coast.
Atlantic puffin, by Eric Bowles.preening, puffins spend a lot of time preening, from their oil gland, as they need to be water-proof
Puffins and curlews added to 'red list' of threatened UK birds
Curlews and puffins have been added to the "red list" of threatened UK birds as experts warn that more than a quarter of the nation's birds are struggling to survive. The UK is home to a quarter of the global breeding population of curlews, Europe's largest and most distinctive wading bird, but numbers fell 64% from 1970 to 2014 according to the State of the UK's Birds 2016 report. An international action plan has been created to find ways to help t...