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Another one from Skomer Island last year taken in portrait format.

It's not always easy to isolate a single puffin against a nice background and get it to stay still and pose for the camera but this one was very obliging Smile

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:200.0-400.0 mm f/4.0 + 1.4x teleconverter
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jul 2012 - 11:34 AM
Focal Length:460mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Open wide
Username:geoffrey baker geoffrey baker
Uploaded:13 Mar 2013 - 5:29 PM
Tags:Atlantic puffin, Bird, Puffin, Skomer, Wales, Wildlife / nature
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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 5:41 PM

Superb portrait Geoffrey. It also shows clearly the special hinge on a puffins jaw which allows them to keep both beak parts parallel so they can keep plenty of sand eels in it without them falling out when the put a new one in

David

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 5:51 PM

Brilliant shot,

Ali

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ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
13 Mar 2013 - 5:52 PM

I was just wondering about the jaw - thanks for that Smile A cracking shot Smile

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dave1967
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13 Mar 2013 - 6:05 PM

Superb shot
Dave

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rontear
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13 Mar 2013 - 6:12 PM

Shout !!!! Excellent Geoff.
Ron

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:38 PM

A super detailed shot
Ju

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England65 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:47 PM

Well done Geoff a wonderful detailed and comical image of this great bird.

Trev

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TP
TP  457 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 6:55 PM

Lovely puffin shot, he looks a bit shocked!

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tommyld
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13 Mar 2013 - 8:31 PM

What a superbly detailed shot.
Tom.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 8:48 PM

Stunning image !
George

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 9:34 PM

Great pose & good detailed image
Regards Brian

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achieverswales
14 Mar 2013 - 12:11 AM

I think he is telling you off Geoff, great capture.

Regards

Trev.

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