Friday, October 13, 2017

Atlantic Puffin - BIODIVERSITY

From 2017 Audubon Photography Awards, one of 21 photos.
Great bird photography: Winners and runners-up from the 8th annual competition.

Atlantic puffins have penguin-like coloring but they sport a colorful beak that has led some to dub them the “sea parrot.” The beak fades to a drab gray during the winter and blooms with color again in the spring—suggesting that it may be attractive to potential mates.

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Photo: Atlantic Puffin.
Credit: Ann Pacheco / Audubon Photography Awards

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