PUFFINS, 24” X 36”, 1982
Puffins have three distinct species in the bird genus Fratercula.They have brightly colored beaks during the breeding season. They feed primarily by diving in the water. They breed in large colonies on coastal cliffs or offshore islands, nesting in crevices among rocks or in burrows in the soil. Two species, the tufted puffin and horned puffin, are found in the North Pacific Ocean, while the Atlantic puffin is found in the North Atlantic Ocean.