Tyne Tees Puffins

Annual puffin counts aim to tackle threats to the charismatic birds

There are fears for puffin colonies in the UK as they struggle to deal with our changing climate - but there is some good news.

Farne Island puffin census raises fears for the colony

Puffin numbers appear to be falling on the Farne Islands.

Seabirds starving to death

Hundreds of seabirds are starving to death and being washed up on the region's coastline.