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Atlantic puffin colony

Keywords: Stock Photo Picture Puffins Atlantic Puffins Birds Rocks Cliff Family Migratory Birds Colorful Birds Orange Beak Nest Nesting Perch Seaside Dwelling Auk Species Ornithology Bird Watching Alcids Genus Fratercula Europe Iceland ═sland Lř­veldi­ ═sland Scandinavia Vestur-Skaftafellssysla Vestur-Skaftafellssřsla Dyrholaey Dyrhˇlaey Icelandic Vertical Nordic Countries

Caption:

Atlantic puffin colony

Keywords:
Puffins Atlantic Puffins Birds Rocks Cliff Family Migratory Birds Colorful Birds Orange Beak Nest Nesting Perch Seaside Dwelling Auk Species Ornithology Bird Watching Alcids Genus Fratercula Europe Iceland ═sland Lř­veldi­ ═sland Scandinavia Vestur-Skaftafellssysla Vestur-Skaftafellssřsla Dyrholaey Dyrhˇlaey Icelandic Vertical Nordic Countries Images Pictures Pics Photographs Fotos Stock Photos
Notes:
Dyrholaey (Dyrhˇlaey), Iceland - The common name puffin describes any of three auk species (or alcids) in the bird genus Fratercula (Latin: little brother ? probably a reference to their black and white plumage, which resembles monastic robes) with a brightly colored beak in the breeding season. These are Atlantic Puffins. Puffins are pelagic seabirds that feed primarily by diving. They breed in large colonies on coastal cliffs or offshore islands, nesting in crevices among rocks or in burrows in the soil. All three puffin species have large bills. They shed the colourful outer parts of their bills after the breeding season, leaving a smaller and duller beak. Their short wings are adapted for swimming with a flying technique under water. In the air, they beat their wings rapidly (up to 100 times per minute) in swift flight, often flying low over the ocean's surface.
City/Location:
Dyrholaey (Dyrhˇlaey)
State/Province/
Subregion:
Vestur-Skaftafellssysla (Vestur-
Country:
Iceland
Camera:
Aperture:
2.8
Shutter Speed:
1/100s
ISO Setting:
500
Focal Length:
200.0mm
Image ID:
Iceland_0280-Puffin_Colony
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