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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Puffin in Flight

Atlantic Puffin (F. arctica) coming in for a landing on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine. The small barren island is a sanctuary for seabirds such as Atlantic puffins, razorbills, common murres, common and Arctic terns, Leach's storm-petrels, and common eiders.

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Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Cutler, Maine, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7200
Copyright: © George Sanker