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BIRDS OF THE WORLD BOREAL FOREST - Fratercula arctica - Atlantic Puffin

Palearctic, Nearctic: Greenland and Northern Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Nova Scotia, Iceland, Northern Scandinavia, Northern Russia; also Ireland, and NW coast of France. In summer, common puffins reside on rocky cliffs of the North Atlantic and northern Europe; in winter far at sea on deep, icy water and are seldom seen within sight of land until March. They can carry as many as 30 fish at a time in their bill.

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