Arctic: puffins, lunder, søpapegøjer
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Atlantic puffin This memorable creature, also known as the common puffin, is related to the extinct auk mentioned in the previous slide — but it is alive and well and can be found in northern Europe, the Arctic Circle, Newfoundland and parts of Maine. This seabird spends most of its time over the water, where it dives for fish and squid. The pronounced bill is a marker of the breeding season, when the birds can be seen on dry land in the spring and summer.
Victor and Vixen, a pair of Atlantic Puffins, hatched the National Aquarium’s first Puffin chick in 2006. Now they’ve done it again, with their fourth chick hatching on July 4. Read more here http://www.zooborns.com/zooborns/2013/07/a-perfect-little-puffin-chick.html and at ZooBorns.com