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Project Puffin: Seal Island 2017 Season Summary

Since I rolled into Seal for only the post-season this year, I thought I’d brush up on the deets of what went on this summer with our beloved terns and puffins as well as the guillemots, razorbills, eiders and all … Continue reading

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Another summer soon departed..

Well, things are really wrapping up here on the island. Amid clouds of voracious mosquitoes, Frank and I finished taking down the last of the blinds. These somewhat rickety little enclosures, or hides, acted as my work cubicle for the summer and … Continue reading

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Reality TV on Seal Island

We call ’em the cams. In 2012, Seal Island was blessed with a handful of waterproof/not-so-poo-proof video cameras that were set in strategic locations around the island to observe the birdlife here, specifically the puffins, during the breeding season. We … Continue reading

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A return to Seal Island

Welcome to Project Puffin’s own Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge! Located 23 miles off the coast of Maine, I’ll be spending my summer here with four fellow seabird field researchers, living among the birds. We arrived via John Drury’s lobstah boat-turned-biological vessel. … Continue reading

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