.. the puffins return to the Farne Islands.
The popular characters have started to arrive on Inner Farne for their breeding season.
But they weren't the only exciting guests off the east coast today:
An elusive pine marten has been caught on video in Northumberland for the first time.Read the full story ›
Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda Owen records life in the cold snap, posting photos of her animals - and nine children at their remote farmhouseRead the full story ›
Can you help her find a home this Christmas?Read the full story ›
A nine-year-old labrador was rescued from a freezing river in Northumberland after becoming trapped in the icy water for over an hour.Read the full story ›
Stunning Exmoor ponies are returning to the Durham Wildlife Trust's headquarters for the winter.Read the full story ›
On arrival, Celine was given a thorough check up by the team of Blue Reef staff and volunteers from British Divers Marine Life Rescue.Read the full story ›
A British diver has described how he thought he was going to die after becoming stranded out at sea and spotting two sharks.Read the full story ›
WWT Washington Wetland Centre wants to secure funding for the creation of Europe’s first solar-powered flamingo house.Read the full story ›
Red squirrels have made a remarkable comeback from near extinction after being spotted on an estate in Northumberland.
The population of the popular furry critters was reduced almost to zero in 2011 after deadly squirrel pox started to spread through Wallington Hall, Northumberland, following the arrival of grey squirrels.
But an initiative by the National Trust has seen the numbers bounce back to 170.
Ross has been out in Northumberland on the hunt for the elusive characters: