An atlantic puffin from summer last year (2011) with a beak full of sand eels!
Here's another from my SAINT PAUL ISLAND SEABIRD WORKSHOP SAFARI, this time a Tufted Puffin. Background is out-of-focus water covered rocks at the base of a 250 ft cliff. Hope you enjoy!
An Atlantic Puffin on final approach with a beak full of Sandeels. They have to land and get to their nesting hole very quickly as a mob of Gulls are usually waiting to steal the fish!
Good looking specimen, captured at Machias Sea Island, off the coast of Maine.
A Puffin in flight carrying sand eels
A big feast coming. Getting my head all wet was worth it.
Atlantic puffin in Mykines Island. Faroe Islands
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The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica, Macareux moine, ATPU) is a seabird species in the auk family. Also know as "common puffin", "clown of the ocean", "clown of the sea" and "sea parrot", these squat little pelagic birds look comically awkward on...