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Posted July 08, 2013, at 8:51 a.m.
Last modified July 08, 2013, at 6:30 p.m.

EASTERN EGG ROCK— Wings beating rapidly, an Atlantic puffin flew by, fish spilling from the sides of its orange bill. “He’s circling,” said Dr. Steve Kress, following the puffin with binoculars. “I think he has hake — maybe herring.” The puffin returned, flying low over the berm of granite slabs …


An earlier version of this story incorrectly listed the naming of the chick “Hope,” from Henry Dickenson's “Hope is a thing with feathers.” It is Emily Dickinson.

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