What is puffin?

  • (noun): Any of two genera of northern seabirds having short necks and brightly colored compressed bills.

Puffin

Puffins are any of three small species of alcids (auks) in the bird genus Fratercula with a brightly coloured beak during the breeding season. These are pelagic seabirds that feed primarily by diving in the water. They breed in large colonies on coastal cliffs or offshore islands, nesting in crevices among rocks or in burrows in the soil. Two species, the Tufted Puffin and Horned Puffin, are found in the North Pacific Ocean, while the Atlantic Puffin is found in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Marc Gascoigne - Bibliography - Other Fiction
... Jonathan Green) #5 Theme Park Panic (Puffin 1995) #6 Stormin’ Sonic (Puffin 1996) Others Ren Stimpy’s Happy Happy! Joy Joy! Book (Puffin 1994 ...
RNLB Mary Stanford - Daunt Lightship Puffin
... Lightvessel Puffin took up this duty ... was a severe gale on 8 October 1896 and the Puffin vanished ...
Puffin - Relationships With Humans - Related Places and Products
... See also Puffin Island (disambiguation) Puffins cereal is a well-known natural cereal that supports Project Puffin, an innovative seabird habitat restoration project ... island Lundy is believed to come from the old Norse word for "puffin island" (Lundey), however an alternative explanation has been suggested with Lund referring to a copse, or wooded area ... Puffin Books is the children's imprint of British publishers Penguin Books ...
Puffin's Pla(i)ce
... Puffin's Pla(i)ce is a British regional children's programme named after it's star, Oscar Puffin, that's broadcast on ITV Channel Television on weekend afternoons (usually just before ITV News Channel TV) ... by Channel Television's team of continuity announcers, recent Puffin's Pla(i)ce presenters have included Stewart McDonald, Kevin Pamplin, Sam Palmano, Lucy Anderson and currently, Jenny ...
List Of Primeval Books And Novelisations - Novels For 12+
... are novelisations of episodes, published by Puffin Books in paperback ... Released ISBN Episodes based on 1 A Rip in Time Kay Woodward Puffin Books 27 March 13. 978-0141323916 1.1 and 1.2 2 Dangerous Dimension Kay Woodward Puffin Books 27 March 2008 13 ...