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skomer island puffin
by julie hoddinott
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- Photographed on Skomer island, a curious puffin on it's way out to see to find sand eels for its young.
The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) is a seabird species in the auk family. It is a pelagic bird that feeds primarily by diving for fish, but also eats other sea creatures, such as squid and crustaceans. Its most obvious characteristic during the breeding season is its brightly coloured bill. Also known as the Common Puffin.
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