i'm going to make it! hooray!

Stuart (smjphoto) was very excited when he pointed out this Puffin floating all by his lonesome. He and his wife, Barbara (Bgale) mentioned that it was rare to see these birds out here in California. I'm not very good at bird pictures, probably because I haven't tried very hard to photograph them but it was exciting to get this colorful little guy.

  • RedArt photographer 9y

    great image!!
  • Barbara Gale 9y

    Attack of the killer puffin!
  • fnkymnky 9y

    You can see part of your lens in this one, barbara. :)
  • bea767 9y

    LOVE this one. Instant fav.
  • fnkymnky 9y

    Thanks bea. :)
  • ***Karen 9y

    This is the cutest sight.
  • Retired Army Gal 9y

    Great action shot! And I love the title you gave it.
  • MistyDays / CB 9y

    I can't even believe how jealous I am! What a great opportunity and you did well. Gosh--please tell me where you found this guy? Offshore, I reckon--Farralons or something?

    Thanks for including this rare find in California Wildlife!
  • Kelly L. 9y

    Cool Capture!
    From (Flickr Cornr)
  • Carina_0807 9y

    What a nice capture..
  • fnkymnky 9y

    Thank you for the nice comments! :)
  • lisascenic 9y

    How fun!!!!

    What a charismatic fellow! I'm so jealous...I've never seen a puffin in the wild.
  • Gene Chan 9y

    It's coming right for us!!!

    Great capture! :)
  • fnkymnky 9y

    Thanks for your comment lisascenic. Yeah it was a treat to spot this little guy.

    Like in SouthPark? ;) Thanks for visiting Gene.
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