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Photo of Atlantic Puffin

May 13th, 2007 · 5 Comments

Photo of Atlantic Puffin
Taken on May 10th 2007. Click image for larger view.

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.

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Information about the picture:
Camera: Olympus E-500 digital single-lens reflex camera
Exposure: 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture: f/7.1
Focal Length: 150 mm
ISO Speed: 200
Lens: Olympus Zuiko Digital 40-150mm F3.5-4.5
Location: Out on the ocean by Laupstad, Andørja (Ibestad) in northern Norway

Tags: Birds · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge · Sea Ocean

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Peter // May 13, 2007 at 3:37 am

    Another great shot.

  • 2 kokwah // May 13, 2007 at 11:03 am

    This picture is gorgeous. I will definitely visit Norway one day.

  • 3 Josef // May 14, 2007 at 9:20 am

    Nice! I used to love those birds when I was a kid, but now I realize their true beauty.. good job!

  • 4 Tony // May 21, 2007 at 4:39 am

    My daughter’s nickname is Puffin 😉 Love your picture.

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