Birds in the Nest

Challenge #41 in the A thing of Beauty series. Hosted by swamynirmal.
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Peering Puffin
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Burrow nesting Puffins on Farne Islands. They tolerate visitors close to nests and studies sow the visitors don't affect breeding success. Presence of visitors tend to discourage predatory gulls that are major threat to Puffin breeding.
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Submitted: Thursday, 13th March, 2014 23:37 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 27th June, 2013
Focal length: 400 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 400
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