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Full beak

By rgg
Atlantic puffin Machis seal island Maine USA.
The puffin's bill is perfectly designed for catching and carrying a catch of fish. The bill has a layer of spines on the upper part of the beak. Using this and small spines on their tongues, a puffin can catch an hold fish while opening its bill again and again to catch more fish. They don't have to stop fishing until their bill is full!

Tags: Puffin Sea birds Atlantic puffin Wildlife and nature Puffins of maine

Voters: eric55, Badgerfred, Chinga and 38 more

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eric55 5 24 United States
12 Nov 2018 12:25AM
Nice graphic image. Fine color.Grin

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Chinga Plus
8 3 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 12:32AM
Delightful !! Superb portrait, brilliant photography...
Isabel GrinGrin
12 Nov 2018 1:11AM
Excellent image Richard, detail and colours very good,
DaveN
debu 9 India
12 Nov 2018 1:23AM
Excellent capture.
Debu
12 Nov 2018 1:24AM
Superb capture *****
SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 7:21AM
Excellent capture with fine detail, my award.
NDODS Plus
9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 7:22AM
An excellent avian portrait capturing the best of the colour and detail.

Thanks for sharing.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
RLF Plus
9 18 4 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2018 7:26AM
Don't you just love Puffins?
UA coming soonTongue
Rob
12 Nov 2018 10:49AM
Excellent close up image
rontear Plus
16 19 8 England
12 Nov 2018 11:09AM
Full on portrait Richard !! my award SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Ron
12 Nov 2018 12:58PM
A superb image Richard, showing every detail. Pam
Rock Plus
17 10 2 England
12 Nov 2018 4:54PM
I do hope he has plenty of fish for Friday!
Simply Superb.
Rock

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