Tufted Puffins on Face Rock, Bandon, July 22, 2021

Photos taken 9:41am to 9:46am, July 22, 2021, from the beach north of Cathedral Rock, which is in the Face Rock complex, part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge System. Diane Bilderback, an intrepid follower of local puffins, photographed six Tufted Puffins on the lower burrows of Face Rock. The puffins are experiencing aContinue reading “Tufted Puffins on Face Rock, Bandon, July 22, 2021”

Tufted Puffin Observations, April-May 2021

Contributor: Diane B As some of you know, the Peregrine falcons (PEFA) have been nesting on top of Face Rock.  While they started early, it appears that they lost one clutch and then started again on April 14, 2021 and so have been incubating about 29 days.  Cornell Birds of the World says that PEFA incubatesContinue reading “Tufted Puffin Observations, April-May 2021”