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The white Ghost
A Southern Pond
The crow and the wall
Jet Truck at Air Show
A Road in the Crack
Louisiana Live Oak
The Blue Mirror
Pretty in blue
Grizzly of Yellowstone
Puffin at Látrabjarg Cliffs
I swear it wasn't me....
Puffin in Flight
Puffin in Látrabjarg, Iceland
Joshua Tree Sunsets never disappoint
Welcome Goddess Durga
Prisoner
Autumn Sunrise
Colorful Selfie
Bitterness is the Father of Vengeance
Curse of the Sun
A kitten in Greece.
Duck catching fish
A street artist in Florence, Italy.
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Puffin in Flight

Puffins have to flap their wings twice as fast as other birds. Lift-off can be hard for puffins because their bodies are so heavy in comparison to their wingspan. Puffins are very social birds, but they don’t squawk or chirp to communicate. Instead they depend heavily on body language. If you visit Látrabjarg, you'll have an opportunity to witness their dance as they communicate with their flock. If you're lucky, you'll also hear their low growls and grunts.

TAGS: Bird, Cliff, Flight, Iceland, Jump, Puffin

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© Patricia Lois Nuss Bambace.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 06.2017
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: April 22, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Focal Length: 85mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: ISO125
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PHOTO LOCATION Látrabjarg, Iceland