Puffin Chapter of The Bird Book by Chester A. Reed

PUFFINS, AUKS and MURRES. Family ALCIDÆ NEST AND EGGS OF PIED-BILLED GREBE.Puffins, Auks and Murres are all sea birds and are only found inland when blown there by some severe storm of winter. At this season numbers of them are apt to lose their bearings and may...

Hatched Puffin Egg

This is a hatched puffin egg. The beauty of it is mostly in tact. A beautiful speckled puffin egg: Both parents take care of the puffin eggs. The male puffins build a nest for the female. Then the female lays generally 1 single egg. Puffin parents are very protective...