First puffins touch down on the Farne Islands

Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley
Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley

They're back! The first puffins have touched down on the Farne Islands.

Many thousands will be arriving in the coming weeks, to reacquaint with life-long partners and renovate nest burrows for another busy breeding season.

Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley

Puffins are returning to the Farne Islands. Picture by National Trust/Freya Blockley

Meanwhile, the National Trust Rangers are working hard to prepare Inner Farne for opening this Friday.