The excellent and informative paper by Heaney et al. (2008) stated that `The [Isles of Scilly] Puffin Fratercula arctica population is of great regional importance and, along with colonies in the Channel Islands and Co. Kerry, marks the southwestern limits of the species' Eurasian breeding range.' However, Puffins also breed to the southwest of the Channel Islands, on the northern coast of Brittany,


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