The Elliston Puffin Site, Elliston

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  • August 15, 2017
    The Puffins are skittish birds, so getting up close is difficult to do. We were able to get within about 100 feet, which isn't too bad but binoculars are really beneficial.  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Worth the short walk to see the Puffins and whales too if you are lucky. Very Relaxing and great ocean views.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Bring your telephoto lens because they are on a rock which fortunately the humans cannot walk across to. A short, easy hike from the highway, where parking is just the side of the road, be careful wit...  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    Great place to go see some puffins and other species of birds. We have seen whales here before. Very scenic and a great place to take in some fresh air!
  • July 7, 2017
    Make sure you bring warm clothes since the wind gets severe. Provides great views
  • June 28, 2017
    Nice walk, saw the root cellars, but no puffins. We'd already seen thousands on an O’Briens tour from Bay Bulls.
  • July 4, 2017
    Beautiful site. You will need a 500mm or larger zoom for photos of puffins.
  • June 3, 2017
    One of the few places you can see a puffin colony from land.

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