February 15, 2012

Puffins, Maine

Photograph by Jon Reaves, Your Shot

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures

Puffins interact on Machias Seal Island off the coast of Maine. The island is a sanctuary for puffins and other endangered birds that breed on its rocky coast each summer. Puffins mate in the same pairs for life, yet disperse for the winter.

(This photo and caption were submitted to Your Shot.)

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