Fears puffins could die out on Farne Islands as numbers plummet

National Trust finds 12% decline since 2013, with the population of one island off Northumberland down 42%

Puffin numbers at one of Britain’s most important habitats have fallen sharply, raising fears they could die out completely there within a century.

Every five years National Trust rangers carry out a census of the birds on the Farne Islands, and the latest survey has potentially grim news for the colourful seabird.

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Source: theguardian
Fears puffins could die out on Farne Islands as numbers plummet