Thursday's Puffin News
16 Apr 14, 08:04:00
Scotland’s first-ever Puffin Fest in May
The Scottish Seabird Centre near Edinburgh will launch the inaugural Puffin Fest on 16 May, opening a fun-packed event to celebrate the ‘clown of the sea’. The festival is just a week after Scottish Birdfair (10-11 May) and is the first of its kind in ...
16 Apr 14, 02:04:00
Puffin Fest first for North Berwick
The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick is to host the inaugural Puffin Fest between May 16-26. The celebration of the much-loved seabird will include Puffin Express boat trips, a Puffin Trail through the centre, arts, crafts and storytelling ...
16 Apr 14, 09:04:00
We still prefer Puffins says DfT as TfL ceases their installation
No more Puffin pedestrian crossings are likely to be implemented in London, Transport for London said this week, despite Puffins still being the DfT’s preferred form of crossing. Puffin (Pedestrian User-Friendly Intelligent) crossings were developed by ...
16 Apr 14, 02:04:00
Festival celebrating puffins to take place for the first time
As the 90,000 puffins prepare to breed, the Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick, East Lothian have announced they are staging the first ever Puffin Fest. The hope is it will inspire locals and visitors to learn more about the seabird and how important ...
13 Apr 14, 02:04:00
Wanted: 6,000 puffin nesting dolls. For a number of years, the province has been buying toys as part of an early childhood learning initiative, but recently called tenders that add stronger cultural images. This photo from Amazon depicts puffin nesting dolls.
11 Apr 14, 05:04:00
An Eye on the Sea from Above
In August 2009, an Atlantic puffin left Seal Island National Wildlife Refugeand flew northeast, through the outer Gulf of Maine and along the continental shelf of Nova Scotia, eventually reaching the Labrador Sea. Then, at the end of January, the puffin ...
13 Apr 14, 11:04:00
Pedestrian crossing to be installed on A49 at Dorrington
The Highways Agency is to install a pedestrian crossing on the A49 at Dorrington. The puffin crossing will be located between Church Road and Forge Way and will take three weeks to construct from Monday 28 April. Tactile paving will also be installed and ...
12 Apr 14, 10:04:00
Why features, not speed, determine how people select iOS browsers
That is, until you look at the results coming from the Puffin mobile browser for iOS. Puffin outperformed Safari in all three tests. Another notable exception was the fact that Opera was unable to complete any of the benchmark tests. Seeing as how Opera ...
15 Apr 14, 09:04:00
Owner Syder enjoys Kempton double
The Syder red and white checks have been seen to good effect by the Sherwood pair Deputy Dan and Puffin Billy, who arrived at the same time as slower-learner Bertie's Desire. The 9/4 favourite ended a frustrating period over fences at Huntingdon last month ...
14 Apr 14, 08:04:00
From Beaconsfield to the world: Bowser and Blue concert streams live on Internet April 17
This is best viewed from a computer as it requires Adobe Flash to watch. On mobile devices (iOS and Android), a Flash-enabled browser is necessary such as Puffin Browser (www.puffinbrowser.com), or Photon Browser. Though the broadcast is free to watch ...