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On A Rocky Maine Island, Puffins Are Making A Tenuous Comeback

| August 21, 2013
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Rocky, windswept Eastern Egg Rock, about 6 miles off the coast of Maine, was once a haven for a hugely diverse bird population. But in the 1800s, fishermen decimated their ranks — for food and for feathers.

When ornithologist Stephen Kress first visited 40 years ago, the 7-acre island was …Read More

Source: NPR Science – ingested into KQED

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