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Watch The Puffin Loafing Ledge – LIVE
Atlantic Puffins spend most of their time at sea — coming to land each spring to breed in colonies on northern coastal islands, like Seal Island National Wildlife Refuge in Maine, home to the puffins visible on our live “loafing ledge” cam. While puffins, with their colorful bills, are the stars of the loafing ledge, lucky viewers may also catch a glimpse of three other striking black and white seabirds. Razorbills are taller than puffins with a flat, black beak. And watch for Black Guillemots, jaunty seabirds with black bodies and white shoulders – they have bright red feet and mouth lining. Common Murres may show up on the ledge, too; identify them by their distinctive pointed beak. You may also see Audubon Project Puffin interns who are spending the summer studying and protecting puffins and other species.
The Seal Island Audubon Live cams are located 20 miles off of Rockland, Maine. Transporting the video image from the island to the Internet is a complex process that involves beaming the signal 26 miles from Seal Island to a radio tower above Rockland. The signal is then relayed an additional 2.5 miles to the top of the Tradewinds Motor Inn in Rockland, where a rooftop dish transfers the video signal to a cable that runs into Project Puffin Visitor Center, from there it is relayed to the Internet. The video stream is occasionally affected by factors such as changes in tide, reflection off the sea surface and dense fog. During these times the images may be lost. If this happens, stay tuned and the signal will be restored quickly.
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