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Seabirds - Puffins
« on: May 22, 2017, 12:16:42 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBUNF3Ljqck" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBUNF3Ljqck</a>

May 22, 2017:  Two Puffins take turns incubating their egg.  Their burrow is located in Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge in the Gulf of Maine.

$800,000 from the National Audubon Society  supports Seabird Restoration Program activities in Maine

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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2017, 01:36:40 PM »
By chance I happened to see a very interesting documentary about this last evening! Kudos to the Audobon Society. Now if humans will just stop confusing the fledglings with lights at night which causes them to go off course and get killed on roads. Puffin chicks need the moon to navigate out to sea. 

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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2017, 09:12:15 PM »
Thank you for the cam and inform, Jeavverhey.
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2017, 11:10:33 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGHqYWEeKQs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGHqYWEeKQs</a>

May 26, 2017:  Taking turns to incubate their precious eggs, one of the Puffins returns to the burrow.  Puffins are monogamous, and the female lays only one egg.  The egg is large compared to her body size.  The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), also known as the common puffin

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2017, 12:12:11 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYm3yx6gJRI" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYm3yx6gJRI</a>

June 4, 2017:  A very busy place with so many Atlantic puffins!  Also a Black Guillemot seabird
 with a clip of a burrow at  the end of this video.  No date for when she laid her two eggs.

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

More information on Black Guillemots here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_guillemot

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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2017, 01:17:30 PM »
 :thumbup: Thank you Beans!

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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2017, 06:15:13 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1riKyHc6_-4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1riKyHc6_-4</a>

June 10, 2017:  In the background you can hear a strange noise.  No, it’s not a chainsaw trimming trees.  Silent above ground, in breeding burrows the Atlantic puffin’s call is a deep “arrr-uh.”  You can also hear the calls of other birds.

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

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http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2017, 10:35:28 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbO5JQg9LAY" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbO5JQg9LAY</a>

Atlantic puffin rearranges her nest and turns her egg.  You can hear many other noisy birds in the area.

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

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http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2017, 02:01:46 PM »
Like eagle moms, she is very particular about how her nest is arranged.   :eclove
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2017, 11:33:40 AM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu9HCOAsz5o" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu9HCOAsz5o</a>

July 1, 2017:  A new baby puffin!  He’s dry and fluffy and eager to look around, but mother gently puts him back under her wing to keep him warm.

Hatch date:  July 1, 2017

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

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http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #10 on: July 03, 2017, 02:26:53 PM »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuCM8cWPlwc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuCM8cWPlwc</a>

July 3, 2017:  Mom takes a break and we get a good luck at her baby.

Hatch date:  July 1, 2017

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

National Audubon Society
http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #11 on: July 07, 2017, 11:36:39 AM »
  <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK5obR1lUcE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BK5obR1lUcE</a>

July 7, 2017:  Mom lets us see her baby.  She's keeping him warm on this rainy day.  Note how he begs for food from her bill.

Hatch date:  July 1, 2017

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

National Audubon Society
http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2017, 12:05:42 AM »
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2017, 06:52:31 PM »
   <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI7Zn0-ocw4" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kI7Zn0-ocw4</a>

July 9, 2017:  Mom leaves her baby in the burrow for longer periods of time.  In this video, she returns with some tiny fish for him.

Hatch date:  July 1, 2017

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

National Audubon Society
http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
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Re: Seabirds - Puffins
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2017, 11:17:19 PM »
 <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPykGR0q79c" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPykGR0q79c</a>

July 11, 2017:  A very busy and noisy seal rock as last minute preparations are made before the end of the day.

Hatch date:  July 1, 2017

Egg laid:  May 22, 2017
Incubation time: 39 – 45 days

Fledge:  about six weeks

More information on Atlantic Puffins here:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_puffin

National Audubon Society
http://explore.org/live-cams/player/puffin-burrow-cam
Jean, California