Friday's Puffin News
01 Dec 16, 11:12:00
My Day With Puffins in Elliston, Newfoundland
During our first visit to the puffin lookout in Elliston, we had arrived on an unusually hot afternoon in early August. We were surprised to find the puffins on an island about 100 feet away from us, with no access for humans. I peered through my telephoto ...
21 Nov 16, 06:11:00
Puffin’ with Paul: Golden Goat Shatter
Disclaimer: Under Colorado law, the use of marijuana is restricted to those aged 21 and older or those with a valid medical marijuana license. Colorado State University does not allow the possession or consumption of marijuana, recreational or medical ...
02 Dec 16, 01:12:00
Uncorked Ramblings: 2016 was a great year for Oregon wine
Laurel Hood, owner of Laurel’s Wine Shop, has also judged the competition for years. Once again, Puffin wines did very well at Savor Northwest as every wine walked away with a medal, including our latest release, Puffin Chardonnay. Just a couple of weeks ...
29 Nov 16, 08:11:00
Stop the consumption of puffin meat
Target: The president of Iceland Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson, Atlantic puffins have made a comeback since their decline in the 19th century. However, due to the many negative factors surrounding them their population can once again decline. Factors that ...
02 Dec 16, 06:12:00
Special Merchandise Events Announced for Magic Kingdom and Epcot this Month
Larry Dotson visit the Art of Disney at Epcot on December 5-11 from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. each day. He’ll be at The Puffin’s Roost in Norway on December 26-28 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day. Reps from Kit Heath will be at The Queen’s Table on ...
26 Nov 16, 04:11:00
Winter's tails: Adopt a puffin, our native 'flying fish'
Nothing draws quizzical looks quite like this devious poser when the wine flows and the seafood nibbles are up for grabs. Watch people’s faces as you ask them to name the odd one out: plaice, pollock, pike or puffin? The correct answer invariably gets ...
23 Nov 16, 11:11:00
Hundreds of Tufted Puffin Deaths Suggest Dangers of Warming Seas
In October, the first Tufted Puffin carcasses washed up on a chilly beach on St. Paul Island, a lonely Bering Sea outpost between Russia and Alaska. At first, local residents didn’t think much of the dead birds; they were used to finding seabirds ...
02 Dec 16, 07:12:00
From the Holkham Bible Picture Book, c.1320-30
and possibly a puffin. Imaginations Literature, Medieval Imaginations, Elephant Middle, An Elephant, Middle Left, Bottom Left, Middle Ages, Blackbird Goldfinch, Goldfinch Magpie
23 Nov 16, 01:11:00
Puffin Pool push for people power as plucky participants take the plunge
PLUCKY supporters of a hydrotherapy pool which has helped thousands of people down the years are taking the plunge for a 24-hour fundraiser which will see them swim the equivalent of the Caledonian Canal. The effort follows the virtual Land’s End to John ...
18 Nov 16, 07:11:00
Hundreds Of Dead Puffins Are Mysteriously Washing Ashore In Alaska
“In past years, we would find about two or three dead puffins in a season, which was fairly common,” said Paul Melovidov, another sentinel who has spent weeks combing beaches for puffin carcasses and photographing the finds. “When you have 40 to 50 ...