Rescuing puffins

Rescuing puffins

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The island of Heimaey, just off the coast of Iceland, is a breeding ground for Atlantic Puffins. But the colorful birds are not as plentiful here as they once were. Scientists say their numbers have been down by a third or more just since 2002. And one threat to the puffins is the local fishing village's bright lights, which can confuse young pufflings and draw them away from their nocturnal feeding ground. Enter the Puffling Patrol - young children who volunteer to rescue lost birds. Lee Cowan pays a visit.

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