First puffins touch down on the Farne Islands

They're back! The first puffins have touched down on the Farne Islands.

Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 5:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 5:13 pm
Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley

Many thousands will be arriving in the coming weeks, to reacquaint with life-long partners and renovate nest burrows for another busy breeding season.

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Meanwhile, the National Trust Rangers are working hard to prepare Inner Farne for opening this Friday.

Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley
Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley