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Puffin hovering against a strong north easterly (fratercula arctica) | by hawkgenes
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Puffin hovering against a strong north easterly (fratercula arctica)

I took this picture from the cliff tops at Bempton nature reserve on the Yorkshire coast, England. The bird was hovering still against a very strong north easterly wind, before attempting to land on a rocky ledge.

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Taken on June 4, 2009