Topics: Atlantic Ocean, Ocean, Albatross Pages: 1 (279 words) Published: June 18, 2011

You’re on a costal cliff in the North Atlantic Ocean, instead of on an offshore island where can also observe this mostly black and white stocky bird with a large beak as it dives down into the water to get food in the form of a fish, this bird is a puffin. One of the puffins land on the cliff when it’s a attacked by a fox, one of the animals that eats the puffins. Looking away from the mess you look to a puffin in the water getting food in the form of small marine fish for its chicks. You notice the puffin with a fish in its large colorful beak, you can tell by the colors that it’s breeding season because, during breeding season is when they have colorful parts of their beaks which they shed after breeding season. You move to another cliff where there aren’t as many puffins. You look in the water at this new cliff and notice a large amount of zooplankton. The abundance of zooplankton is caused by the lack of puffins here to do their job and eat the plankton. You see a puffin walk by with its webbed feet as it jumps into the water swimming with its webbed feet assisting to get over to the plankton. You look up information based on the looks of the bird you just saw and get a result reading “Atlantic Puffin Classification: Animalia-Chordata-Aves-Charadriiformes-Alcidae-Fratercula-arctica”. You take a picture of the Atlantic Puffin and walk back to your car happy with having observed the majestic bird. Work Sited: Wikipedia.com, Mainebirding.net, nationalgeographic.com
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