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...

Puffling

Puffling Originally uploaded by kirsty_halbert The caption reads: Puffins at the RSPB Sanctuary in the Hebridies… I heard one little girl say to her friend: “Look! Pufflings!” to which her friend replied: “It’s puff-INS…....

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (and tufted puffins!)

Talking to the Zookeepers pays off!! Next time you visit a zoo—say hello and don’t be afraid to ask questions! Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium currently has 20 tufted puffins in its exhibit, 9 males and 11 females. The tufted puffins range in age from 1 to...