Hollow, rotomolded polyethylene
¼”/20 threaded insert for anchor rod (not included)
Available in standing and nesting postures
The Columbia River Caspian Tern Project has been using Double-crested Cormorant decoys at multiple sites since 2004. Beginning in 2005, they have been used to investigate the efficiency of Passive Integrated Transponder tags (pit-tags). The study is being done in collaboration with fish biologists. The small, microchip pit-tags are inserted in to juvenile salmon that are then consumed by fish eating birds like cormorants. The tags are excreted in the colony areas. Decoys are being used to create colony areas on platforms where the tags are then recovered at the end of the breeding season.
How you can help, right now
Adopt now and receive: A Certificate of Adoption, A biography of "your" puffin, and The book How We Brought Puffins Back To Egg Rock by Stephen Kress.
There are many ways that you can get involved with Project Puffin to help us make a difference for seabirds worldwide!