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Family photo: Atlantic Puffins.

A puffin flies past the lighthouse on tiny Machias Seal Island located 12 miles from both Cutler, Maine and Canada's Grand Manan Island. Both countries have claimed sovereignty over the island. A lighthouse has stood guard here since 1832.

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Little Brothers, puffins on Machias Seal Island, Gulf of Maine, 2004. This photo is featured on the cover of the book Nothin´ But Puffins: And Other Silly Observations, available at Click for next photo.