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I know that those pictures are not the best but i think they give you an example of the landing skills of those birds.
Atlantic puffins land on North Atlantic seacoasts and islands to form breeding colonies each spring and summer (in this case Skomer island).
The Puffin’s short wings are used for ‘flying’ underwater in search of fish; large wings would be a disadvantage but small wings make flying in air rather more difficult and the birds must beat their wings rapidly to stay aloft.
It is a real joy to watch them, could sit there for hours.
Hope you enjoy and thanks for looking.
Norbert

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jun 2009 - 11:58 AM
Focal Length:270mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Puffin landing
Username:Merbert Merbert
Uploaded:7 Jun 2013 - 10:45 PM
Tags:Landscape / travel Sea birds, Puffin, Skomer island, Whales, Wildlife / nature
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