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Atlantic Puffin

Fratercula arctica


Atlantic Puffin at Machias Seal Island

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Nicholas4 7 years ago


AntónioGinjaGinja 7 years ago

perfect photos,beautiful bird,congratulations

LauraMaria 7 years ago

Wonderful photos! I saw some puffins when I was up in Scotland for some research, but as we were in such a big boat, they were scared off before I could get a decent shot. Nothing like these!! I love puffins, I was happy just to see them, but I would have been over the moon to get pictures like these! Bravo!

HeatherMiller 7 years ago

Great shots!
Luck = preparation + opportunity

Atul 7 years ago

fab pics

KarenL 7 years ago

Great shots!

Dangermouse 7 years ago

That first shot is just amazing, the surface of the water as well as the bird itself. A great spotting!

wuaw good picture

sreischel61 7 years ago

Often these shots are the result of being in the right place at the right time and being prepared. It's difficult to plan one like this unless you're seeing the same action occurring over and over. When I shot this, I was seeing different sea birds taking off from the water so it was just a matter of catching one at the right moment.

Tess J.
Tess J. 7 years ago

This is the exact shot I spent hours trying to get at the Isle of May!

sreischel61 7 years ago

I added a couple new pictures of this species.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 7 years ago

This is a great capture of a curious bird :)

sreischel61 7 years ago

Thank you, Dragan.
I particularly like the water drops flying off the bird as it had just taken off from the surface of the ocean. The reflection on the water helps, too.

DraganTapshanov 7 years ago

This is one great photograph !

Eastport, Maine, USA

Lat: 44.50, Long: -67.10

Spotted on Jun 20, 2011
Submitted on Jun 29, 2011

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