Yet more Puffins

I took so many photographs of Puffins this summer that I’ve not published even a fraction of my favourites, so here are some new ones for you:

Puffin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Lovely, aren’t they? I particularly like the intense concentration in this one’s posture. Landing isn’t the easiest operation to complete successfully.

Puffin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s fabulous to see Puffins over turquoise Orkney seas.

Puffin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Landing is a high-risk operation, especially in blustery weather, and the control needed is exceptional.

Puffin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Landing isn’t always smooth.

Puffin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Isn’t it typical that there’s always a photographer there when you embarrass yourself?

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