VIDEO: Decline in Puffin numbers on the Farnes

Hear one of the islands rangers voice her concerns over the fall in Puffin numbers on the islands, according to figures revealed in the National Trust's five-yearly count.

Friday, 25th May 2018, 15:43 pm
Updated Friday, 25th May 2018, 15:46 pm
Farne Island Ranger Harriet Reid. Picture by Jane Coltman

Harriet Reid is one of the team of rangers on the Farne Islands who have been monitoring the Puffin numbers on the world-famous Farne Islands.

Here she voices her concerns for the future of the popular seabird. Further information about the results of the puffin count can be found here: https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/alarming-dive-in-farnes-puffin-numbers-1-9177944

Farne Island Ranger Harriet Reid. Picture by Jane Coltman
Counting puffins - Farne Island Ranger Harriet Reid and her colleagues. Picture by Jane Coltman

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Counting puffins - Farne Island Ranger Harriet Reid. Picture by Jane Coltman