Project Puffin: How We Brought Puffins Back to Egg Rock

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Tilbury House, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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With their large, colorful beaks, their upright posture, and their big, dark eyes, it's easy to see why puffins are popular all over the world. But for the past hundred years, puffins along the coast of Maine have been threatened with local extinction. Biologist Stephen Kress decided to try to bring puffins back to Maine with an experiment that had never been attempted before.

Stunning color photographs on every page capture each step of this wildlife success story. As you learn about The Puffin Project, you'll also learn all about puffins -- how they are so wonderfully adapted to their ocean environment, how they catch fish, socialize, nest in burrows, and raise their young.

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Kress is the National Audubon Society's seabird expert and has directed The Puffin Project since 1973.

Salmansohn has led hundreds of public boat cruises to see puffins on Eastern Egg Rock, Maine.

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