PUFFIN is a medium-sized seabird, upright in posture, distinguished by its large, bright-coloured, parrot-like bill. Puffins breed in the summer in colonies on islets on the outer coast, where they nest in long burrows. They spend the rest of the time at sea, feeding on fish. Two species occur on the coast. The tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) has a black body, white face, orange legs and bill and long yellowish tufts that droop behind the eyes. The smaller, less abundant horned puffin (F....

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