August 11, 2008
Richard Seeley saw this airborne Atlantic Puffin on Machias Seal Island.
The tiny island off the Maine coast is well known for its summer population of the puffins (Fratercula arctica).
Specially built blinds allow visitors to observe and photograph the colorful puffins at close range. Richard used a Canon 40D and a 100-400mm lens.
- See an Atlantic Puffin with nesting material.
- See a group of Atlantic Puffins.
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