The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), also known as the common puffin, is a
species of seabird in the auk family. It is the only puffin native to the Atlantic
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Learn how to identify Atlantic Puffin, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls,
and watch videos. A natty black-and-white seabird with a huge, multicolored bill,
Nesting around the edges of the North Atlantic, this puffin is sought after by
birdwatchers who visit Maine or eastern Canada in summer. At its colonies, the
The Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica—formerly the Common Puffin) is a small,
pigeon-sized seabird which lives on the open ocean throughout the majority of ...
a) Atlantic Puffin: The Atlantic Puffin (formerly Common Puffin) lives in the North
Atlantic. It is the smallest of the puffins and is readily separated from the similar ...
Atlantic puffins are fast fliers. Flapping their wings at up to 400 beats/minute, they
can fly as fast as 88 km/h (55mph). Learn more at Animal Fact Guide!
The Atlantic puffin was once known as the common puffin. It is a short and stocky
diving sea bird about 12 inches in length with a wingspan of 20-24 inches.
Atlantic Puffins. A Pair of Atlantic Puffins on Machias Seal Island off the coast of
New Brunswich, Canada. Puffins are birds that resemble penguins and like ...
Puffin range. Occurs in and around the North Atlantic. In winter the puffin
disperses over the open ocean reaching as far south as the Azores and Canary