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  • Blog Post: Puffincam needs you!

    The birds are back, the webcams are on, the nest is ready, all that is needed now is an egg in the world’s most famous puffin burrow at our Sumburgh Head site. And we need your help to spot when it arrives! Newton Harper, our man on the ground at Sumburgh Head, said : “Puffins have been...
  • Blog Post: One puffin, two puffin, three puffin, four...

    Exciting news from our friends up in Shetland - the puffins are back! It started yesterday afternoon with just a handful of puffins sighted; then there were dozens, and by evening hundreds. Our Shetland date isn't open just yet, but Sumburgh Head nature reserve is open all year round for...
  • Blog Post: Spectacular Shetland

    With a puffin egg safely ensconsed inside the burrow, our Shetland summer spectacle opens its doors to the public on Monday. Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE ...
  • Blog Post: The one and only

    The last few weeks seem to have been all about our birds of prey, but our marine birds thought they'd get in on the action too! Saturday saw the arrival of the long awaited single puffin egg up at Sumbrugh Head on Shetland, with the egg arriving at 15:16. Both parents will now be busy spending the...
  • Blog Post: Sad news from Shetland

    I hate to end the week on a sad note, but unfortunately I'm going to have to. We've received the terrible news from Sumburgh Head that the puffling who has been the fluffy little star of puffincam this year has died. To find out more, take a look at the latest post on the Shetland blog .
  • Blog Post: Puffling progress

    Guess blogger: Helen Moncrieff, Shetland Warden Our Shetland puffling turns two weeks old tomorrow and it's growing bigger and fluffier by the day. It seems to spend most of its time sleeping, preening and occasionally “dancing.” The puffin parents have been very attentive and feeding...
  • Blog Post: Sad news on Shetland

    Anyone who was tuning in to Springwatch Unsprung would have seen our very own Shetland puffincam taking a star turn on the show a couple of weeks ago. The single egg was due to hatch just in time for the last Springwatch show last Thursday. However, when dedicated viewers tuned in to the webcam on Thursday...
  • Blog Post: Breaking puffin news

    The wait is over - the Sumburgh Head puffins have laid their egg! The new addition was spotted on puffincam just before 11am this morning. Newton Harper, our man on the ground, said: “For the past few days the burrow has been empty and with not many birds on the cliffs we wondered whether the...