The charismatic tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) flies the open ocean and coastal waters of the north Pacific of North America. With black and white coloring, and a distinctive orange bill, with plumes of yellow falling over its head and neck, the puffin certainly looks regal. The tufted puffin can hold up to 20 fish at a time in its bill in order to bring food back to chicks!

Read more about seabirds from the Ocean Portal.

Photo Credit: Glen Tepke/Marine Photobank

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    fsdahg what a strange looking bird
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    Kewl bird
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    i would like to fly that way
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