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The puffin, probably the UK's most iconic seabird, has also been hit – with young pufflings amongst some 3,000 dead birds collected for incineration following an outbreak this summer on the important nesting site of the Farne Islands. Also found in the cleanup was an Arctic tern which, according to The Guardian, had flown the return trip between the Farne Islands and Antarctica eight times during its lifetime, covering 144,000 miles.


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