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A puffin, just returned from fishing with a beak full of sandeels. Taken on the Farne Islands, the Northumberland Coast UK.


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Professional Travel Photographer and Teacher of Photography living in County Durham, North East UK.

David Lewins Photography

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  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic image, David!

  • Thank you for the comment Béla

    – David Lewins

  • Lois Romer
    Lois Romerabout 5 years ago

    wow great capture. how did you get so close.

  • Thanks for the comment, a 500mm lens got me close! :-)

    – David Lewins

  • Lois Romer
    Lois Romerabout 5 years ago

    wow I dont have one of those, have enough weight in my bag.

  • Steve Sharp
    Steve Sharpabout 5 years ago

    What a beauty! (and I need glasses – at first I thought it said Puffin with Sandals!)

  • Thanks Steve, you have me crying with laughing! :-D

    – David Lewins

  • Welshpixels
    Welshpixelsabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful shot. I haven’t got any with sand eels – a couple with vegetation though. ;-)

  • Thanks for the comment.

    – David Lewins

  • rodsfotos
    rodsfotosabout 5 years ago

    What a wonderful detailed close-up image of this puffin with it’s beak filled with tiny eels, they are wonderful birds to see in the wild on the coasts and even moreso when you get an opportunity like this, well captured,
    Regards, Rod.

  • Thank you Rod for your comment, much appreciated. David

    – David Lewins

  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 5 years ago

    A beautiful shot of these stunning little birds!

  • Thanks Shaun, they are certainly stunning and have so much character about them you can almost become addicted to photographing them!

    – David Lewins

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 5 years ago

    What a beautiful capture – - – FANTASTIC!!!!

  • Thank you Lorilee

    – David Lewins

  • Australis
    Australisabout 5 years ago

    What and amazing Bird. Not a bad shot either.

  • Thank you for your comment

    – David Lewins

  • Magee
    Mageeabout 5 years ago

    Oh!! How stunning David! Such wonderful detail, and positively gorgeous colour!

  • Thank you Magee

    – David Lewins

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