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Puffin Relief!

By teocali
Every now and then a nesting Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) would come out of its burrow to stretch its wings and perform the necessary "housekeeping" duties! A near full frame capture taken on Staple Island, Farnes, a couple of weeks ago. A good reason for wearing a broad-brimmed hat when visiting this location!

Grateful thanks for your support of my last upload, with a special thank you to Mara(maratsuikka) and Lillian(Lillian) for their User Awards - all very much appreciated Smile

Tags: Wild Bird Farnes Relief Seabird Staple island Atlantic puffin Nesting Fratercula arctica Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

Voters: RonnieAG, Derek_Fearn, HarrietH and 22 more


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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 Jun 2013 11:12AM
Well timed shot of puffin attending to the necessary, Sylvia: never seen a shot like this.
Ronnie.

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29 Jun 2013 12:25PM
When you've got to go..............go.............GrinGrinGrinGrin
Brilliant and surprising capture. Shows the puffin under a different light. Made me laugh!

JNC
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
29 Jun 2013 1:01PM
Never seen an better example of perfect timing Sylvia.!!! GrinGrin
Ron
29 Jun 2013 2:37PM
I can see the relief on its face. Excellent timing Sylvia. I hope you weren't too close or you would have got an eyeful........Sandy
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 4:26PM
Well I neverWink

Adrian
Ade_Osman 12 4.5k 36 England
29 Jun 2013 7:52PM
Charming.....The could bottle that and sell it as fish oil! Tongue
29 Jun 2013 8:27PM
Charming! Great timing - I think! Wink
29 Jun 2013 9:14PM
Never seen an image like this, what outstanding timing, you are certainly taking a different slant to capture this most charismatic little bird.
David
29 Jun 2013 9:30PM
Great shot
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 9:54PM
Now that was good timing!Wink
a great shot too Sylvia
Lillian
MossyOak Plus
4 22 15 England
30 Jun 2013 2:25PM
About sums up this site Sylvia. Very well timed.
Still no messaging, sorry, must be a year now
Richard
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
30 Jun 2013 9:55PM
Excrement timing Syliva, this one made me chuckle!Grin
1 Jul 2013 12:06PM
Apart from the timing it's also a really well detailed shot in natural surroundings Sylvia,
Geoff.
Trev_B Plus
9 146 68 England
1 Jul 2013 4:45PM
What is they say better in than outWink

Well timed Sylvia.

Trev

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