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BirdNote: Bringing Puffins Back To Maine

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Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 8:58 a.m. In 1977, Dr. Stephen Kress used a creative approach to reintroduce Atlantic Puffins to Eastern Egg Rock, an island in Maine’s Muscongus Bay: decoys! It had been 100 years since these charismatic birds had inhabited the island. Today, thanks to the continuing work by Dr. Kress and Project Puffin, the island is home to more than 100 nesting pairs of Atlantic Puffins.

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