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Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, copyright Natural History Photography, www.oceanlight.com, image #03118, all rights reserved worldwide. Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, copyright Natural History Photography, www.oceanlight.com, image #03124, all rights reserved worldwide. Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, copyright Natural History Photography, www.oceanlight.com, image #03146, all rights reserved worldwide.
Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, Image 03118 Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, Image 03124 Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, Image 03146
These puffins appear in their summer mating plumage. Note the vivid beak coloration. Atlantic puffins are common throughout the north Atlantic. These particular puffins were photographed at Machias Seal Island, Maine, an important habitat for puffins and artic terns.
Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, copyright Natural History Photography, www.oceanlight.com, image #03134, all rights reserved worldwide. Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, copyright Natural History Photography, www.oceanlight.com, image #03135, all rights reserved worldwide.
Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, Image 03134 Atlantic puffin, mating coloration, Fratercula arctica, Machias Seal Island, Image 03135