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Puffins at the Westman Islands

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The Atlantic Puffin is a seabird species in the auk family. It is a pelagic bird that feeds primarily by diving for fish, but also eats other sea creatures, such as squid and crustaceans. Its most obvious characteristic during the breeding season is its brightly coloured bill. Also known as the Common Puffin, it is the only puffin species which is found in the Atlantic Ocean.

Similar species: Shorebirds And Allies
Species identified by Stu Crosbie
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By Stu Crosbie

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Uploaded Jun 22, 2014. Captured Jul 25, 2013 05:08 in Fellavegur, Iceland.
  • COOLPIX L820
  • f/5.8
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO140
  • 120mm