24 AprThe report, which provides a comprehensive look at the health of bird populations globally, has found that the extinction crisis has spread so far that even some well-known species are now in danger. T
25 Aug 2017 A puffling wandered into Skúlagata, a busy seaside street in the Reykjavik city centre last night. It's exremely rare to see pufflings in Reykjavik and this one was lucky enough to end up in the safe hands of SAR team member and Westman Islander Ármann Ragnar Ægisson who found it.
9 May 2017The port at Drangey Island in North Iceland is being rebuilt after winter storms. Drangey is one of the biggest colony of puffins in the area, and a popular destination to explore nature for both local and foreign tourists. Locals from the area also visit the island to gather eggs and hunt.
19 Sep 2016Puffins make burrows lined with grass, leaves and feathers for their chicks, known as pufflings. Nature photographer Josh Jaggard captured one slightly silly puffin trying to get a large feather into his nest.
22 Jun 2016The Westman Islands are the site of one of Iceland's three main puffin colonies. The majority of the world's population of puffins breeds in Iceland but the past decade has seen a significant decline.
30 Apr 2016Tourist shops or what Icelanders refer to as "puffin shops" are constantly on the increase in Reykjavik. Our unscientific research shows that puffins prey on innocent tourists in over 21 shops in the city centre.
4 Oct 2015Over 2,100 puffin chicks, called pufflings, have been taken to Sæheimar in the Westman Islands this autumn which is a record number since counting began in 2003. The puffin stock had previously been at a low.