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Horned Puffin This individual is the only one thought to live in the Salish Sea Fratercula corniculata,Geotagged,Horned puffin,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Horned Puffin

This individual is the only one thought to live in the Salish Sea

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The horned puffin is an auk, similar in appearance to the Atlantic puffin; this bird's bill is yellow at the base and red at the tip. It is a pelagic seabird that feeds primarily by diving for fish. It nests in colonies, often with other auks.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by Eric_S
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Uploaded Aug 17, 2020. Captured Aug 4, 2020 12:35 in 366 Redwing Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, USA.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/8000s
  • ISO1250
  • 500mm