Atlantic Puffin
Machias Seal Island and Iceland. Hover pointer over thumbnail for caption. Click on thumbnail to load larger image.
A puffin comes up out of his nest. "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 in flight near Petit Manan Island. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin, Machias Seal Island 2004.
Puffin just offshore. Second day on Machias Seal Island, 2004. I am Puffin, hear me roar. Puffins, Machias Seal Island 2004. Puffin takes flight.
Puffins, Machias Seal Island 2004.

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