Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica) sure are beautiful. They are not very common in my parts, but on my last two fishing trips I have seen many puffins. Very surprising and I hope this means that the number of birds are increasing after years of decreasing populations.
Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital single-lens reflex camera
Exposure: 0.002 sec (1/500)
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Out on the ocean by Laupstad, AndÃ¸rja (Ibestad) in northern Norway