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Puffins and Seals, Gulf of Maine, August 2004: Puffins, seals, eagles and whales, Machias Seal Island, Gulf of Maine, August 2004. See Report. Images from this trip are featured in the the book "Nothin' But Puffins: And Other Silly Observations," available at Amazon.com. Click on any image to load larger image and start slide show.
"Little Brothers", puffins on Machias Seal Island, Gulf of Maine, 2004.  This photo is featured on the cover of the book "Nothin´ But Puffins: And Other Silly Observations," available at Amazon.com. A puffin peers out of his burrow. Home from the sea with food for the kid. Puffin flaps his wings. Too cute.
A researcher shows off a young puffling which has been tagged and will be released to the ocean. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffins rub beaks as a form of greeting. Puffin takes flight.
Puffin takes flight. Start of the journey, Petit Manan lighthouse near Bar Harbor, Maine. Mount Desert Rock, an isolated outpost which has a lighthouse, research station and a seal colony. Saw two fin whales on a whale watch from Bar Harbor. Puffin in flight near Petit Manan Island.
Machias Seal Island. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Murres, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffins, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004.
Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin just offshore. Seals hauled out on North Rock. Seals hauled out on North Rock. Seal gets ready to slide into the ocean, North Rock, Gulf of Maine, 2004.
Kilroy was here.  Seal near North Rock, Gulf of Maine, 2004. Lighthouse on the approach to Cutler, Maine. Two bald eagles in a nest on the approach to Cutler, Maine, but the young one is nowhere to be seen. Young bald eagle shows up to see if his parents will feed him. Second day on Machias Seal Island, 2004.
On of the hundreds of tern chicks hatched on Machias Seal Island in 2004. I am Puffin, hear me roar. Puffins, Machias Seal Island 2004.

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