July 28, 2009

Puffin, Skomer Island

Photograph by Nathaniel Gonzales

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images From the 2008 International Photo Contest

This puffin was collecting twigs for his nest. Taken in Skomer Island in Wales. Skomer is a marine nature reserve and is home to puffins at the start of spring till late summer.

See winners' galleries, solve puzzles, and download wallpaper from the 2008 International Photography Contest.


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