These Baby Puffins Show That Healthy Seabirds Need Forage Fish

What makes puffins so extraordinary? Experts reveal the secrets of these stunning seabirds—and the challenges they face. Puffins normally feed their chicks small fish, like Atlantic herring. Fishing pressures and warming waters can make those species harder to find. For puffin chicks to survive, we must be good stewards of forage fish in New England and beyond.

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