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  • Portuguese
    • Papagaio-do-mar
  • Scientific Names
    • Fratercula arctica
  • English
    • Atlantic Puffin
  • French
    • macareux moine
  • German
    • Papageitaucher
  • Icelandic
    • Lundi
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • ATPU
  • Spanish
    • Frailecillo del Atlantico

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What

Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 17, 2014 10:04 PM BST

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Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

Several of these birds were seen in flight and perching on the rocky cliff ledges.

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What

ATPU Fratercula arctica

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zcota

Date

July 6, 2014

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Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

carolcummings

Date

June 5, 2014

Description

My boys went to Scotland for their youth pilgrimage. They saw puffins on Staffa near Fingal's cave. Grant took this picture.

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atlantic puffin Fratercula arctica

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petemella

Date

May 4, 2013

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atlantic puffin Fratercula arctica

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crgillette

Date

June 3, 2014

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Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

kjartanbirgis

Date

July 11, 2003 10:44 AM WET

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Square

What

Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

john11

Date

July 25, 1970

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Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

rwp84

Date

July 12, 1993

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Observer

valeriacuellar

Date

July 6, 2013 02:38 PM CDT

Description

Observed in the tour of the Bird Island in Norway

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Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

susanelliott

Date

August 5, 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica

Observer

jlevenson

Date

May 12, 2013 06:15 AM EDT

Place

Reykjavík (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica), also known as the Common Puffin, is a species of seabird in the auk family. It is the only puffin native to the Atlantic Ocean with two related species, the Tufted Puffin and the Horned Puffin, being found in the north eastern Pacific. The Atlantic Puffin breeds in Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Newfoundland and many North Atlantic islands, and as far south as Maine in the west and the British Isles in...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.