The QT

Tuesday 18 June 2024
18/06/2024

Count to reveal the health of puffin population

The first complete census for five years of the Farne Islands puffins will reveal how the population of this special bird is faring. Tony Henderson reports
  • Avian flu and bad weather has impacted on seabird colonies
  • Early signs of recovery in puffin population but other species still struggling
  • Islands off Northumberland coast open to public again

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