1 in 4 UK birds are now on the Red List of Conservation Concern. Together, with your support, we can help shape their future.
Puffins are unmistakable birds with their black back and white underparts, distinctive black head with large pale cheeks and their tall, flattened, brightly-coloured bill. Its comical appearance is heightened by its red and black eye-markings and bright orange legs.
Used as a symbol for books and other items, this clown among seabirds is one of the world's favourite birds. With half of the UK population at only a few sites it is an Red List species.
What they eat:
Fish, especially sandeels.
- UK breeding:
- 580,000 pairs
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.