Atlantic puffin at breeding site.
Machias Seal Island, NB, Canada June 14, 2013
Guarding its burrow. Skomer Island, Marloes, Sir Benfro/Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK.
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...