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4 pictures of an Atlantic puffin landing on Lunga island (Scotland). The Atlantic puffin is a small palegic seabird belonging to the same family as murres and auklets. The Atlantic puffin has a black back, neck, and crown. Its belly is white and its face varies between white and light grey depending on the time of year and the age of the bird. The Atlantic puffin has a distinct bright orange wedge of a bill and during the breeding season it has more distinct coloration with yellow lines that outline a black area at the base of the bill.
Occurs in and around the north Atlantic. Disperse in winter over open ocean, reaching as far south as the Azores and Canary Islands. During summer, frequents rocky cliffs of the north Atlantic and northern Europe.