"It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds." Aesop

A Puffin, sweetest looking bird in the world!

(also sadest looking bird...)


I just learned that Puffins can dive till 120 meters deep. Now, THAT's deep!

Once the little ones leave the nest they will not return on land until they are 5-7 years of age. Until that time they will live on the ocean. When they return it is for the lenght of the breeding season only

  • N. Mexico PRO 9y

    I love these birds, but have never been able to get a good photo of them. This one is spectacular!!!! Iceland looks wonderful! I want to go there now. :)
  • Jan Krause 9y

    yummy! i love lundi!
  • Austin Cross PRO 9y

    Great detail. Puffins rock.. but no puffin' indoors, don't want second-hand smoke.
  • Swirltography 9y

    So cute and nicely captured. The sayings fit well with your photos!
  • Gaëtan Bourque 9y

  • David Maury 9y

    impressive close up, and what a cute face!
  • Agclub 9y

    wow great color! very cute! nice soht! ^^
  • Edmund PRO 9y

    Wow, this is brilliant. One of the finest
    puffin shots I have ever seen!

    As discovered in the Memories of Great Places pool.
  • Scrubber 9y

    Beaks like jewelry.
    Beautiful photo.
  • Monica Chadha 9y

    Love how the background just sort of bubbles away...blotches of image of the Puffin...great.
  • Dietrich Bojko 9y

  • Robin Schmidt 9y

    Adorable. i memorized a poem about puffins in third grade. I've forgotten the poem, but I remember the puffins.
  • Pierpaolo Ferlaino 9y

    Great shot... The shiny objects in the bacground, even if they are out of focus, are a little distracting for me...

  • Duane Moore PRO 9y

    It's perfect in every way.


    (Score 10/10 from the Masters of Photography)

    Found in the 1-2-3 group pool.
  • Louis Dobson PRO 9y

    Perfect bokeh and backlighting - great work!
  • flo74. 9y

    trop mignon :)
    great macro photo
  • fpulido2006 7y

    that is a beautiful shot great job

    Canadian Puffins 1
  • Kippis 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Visual Iceland, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Johan 7y

    a fave =)
  • .just 6y

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Taken on May 12, 2006
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