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.
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 Amazon.com. Click for next photo.