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A lone Puffin poses with it's beak full
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Image details:  
Image Description: A lone Puffin poses with it's beak full
Image notes: Taken in the 1970s, the exact date is unknown
Species in Image: Puffin
Date: 1970s
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01276

General details:  
Common Name Puffin
Latin Name Fratercula arctica
Shetland Name Tammie norie
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Alcidae
Common Family Name Auks
Description A summer visitor to land, very few are seen in winter except from boats. They nest in burrows on grassy slopes or the peaty tops of small islands. They lay a single white egg, which is incubated for about 40 days.
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