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Contemplation

A Puffin deep in thought, taken on Staple Island, Inner Farne.

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Preening Puffin

A few shots of a puffin preening on the edge of a cliff at Staple Island, Inner Farne.

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Puffins in Flight

A few shots of Puffins with beakfuls of sand eels taken on Staple Island, Farne Islands.

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Posing Puffins

A few shots of Puffins posing and chilling on a wall on Staple Island, Farne Islands.

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Puffins

Here are a few shots of Puffins with beakfuls of sand eels, taken on Staple Island, Farne Islands.

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Puffins

Here are my final shots of puffins on the Staple Islands, Inner Farne, a return is most definitely on the cards in 2016.

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There Once was a Poor Little Puffin…..

This poor puffin with a beakful of fish for its pufflings was too slow in getting back to its burrow before this greedy gull stole its bounty – a common hazard that a puffin undergoes each time it returns to feed its young.

Gull and Puffin
Gull and Puffin

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Puffin Portraits

Here are another few shots of many a person’s favourite bird – the puffin, not only colourful in nature but in character too.

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A Puffin Beakful

Here are a few shots of puffins with beakfuls of goodies for their hungry pufflings taken on Staple Island, Inner Farne.  These  puffins were the lucky ones as most returning with beakfuls of sand eels bore the brunt of the much larger and sand eel-thieving gulls. ‘Tis a hard life indeed.

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Puffins in Flight

Here are a few shots of puffins in flight taken at Staple Island, one of the outer group of the Farne Islands in Northumberland, England.

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