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  • and to do that, researchers are exploring their feeding patterns.

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  • No one's ever track the movements off puffins before in this place is where I'm gonna go.

  • But with complex analytical technique, we can also identify the behaviors.

  • There are no such concerns on SCO MMA, where the chicks will be monitored daily.

  • The team will carry out the same work in Norway and Iceland, a thriving puffin population.

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  • My island is renowned for its wide range of seabirds, but the number of puffins breeding here is attracting international interest.

  • They've bean in decline in other parts of the UK and Europe for decades, so much so that the species is now endangered here, scientists have found.

  • It's a different picture.

  • The population on Scone Ryan has almost quadrupled in the last 30 years or so.

  • That's great news, the puffins and whales, and we're hoping toe find out more about why those population changes are taking place so that we can understand what might happen further into the future and maybe to help puffins more widely.

  • And to do that, researchers are exploring their feeding patterns.

  • It's really new.

  • No one's ever track the movements off puffins before in in this place is where I'm gonna go This tracking devices small enough to fix onto a puffins back.

  • And already the team has found that these tiny seabirds travel more than 90 miles a day to bring food back to the nest.

  • We're not only looking at whether going but with complex analytical technique, we can also identify their behavior So we can say OK, in this place there, feeding in this place the resting or flying and so the feeding place are really the key ones here that we're interested in.

  • The team will carry out the same work in Norway and Iceland, whether concerns about the poor survival rates of chicks and where the number of puffins is in serious decline.

  • There are no such concerns on SCO MMA, where the chicks will be monitored daily and a record of their weight is kept 295 grand.

and to do that, researchers are exploring their feeding patterns.

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