Elliston – puffin viewing and root cellars

Elliston on the Bonavista peninsula has the best spot for viewing puffins. Walk a short distance to the top of a rock and just across the way thousands of nesting puffins. I hear they swim all the way back to Greenland after the babies are ready to go. Their survival rate is low – one egg per year and 20% chance of survival due to the love of the gulls for egg mcpuffin breakfasts.

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Elliston’s other claim to fame is the high number of root cellars per capita, but we found quite a few in Twillingate also.

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