animals that start with p : Puffin


Puffins are stocky penguin-like seabirds living in the ocean blue, steep high cliffs and also islands of the North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Sea.

All three extant types (Horned Puffin, Tufted Puffin, as well as Atlantic Puffin) have big beaks, short-wings and short-tails, vast webbed feet, and also usually showing off black as well as white plumage.

These pelagic seabirds average 30 centimeters long and weighs 345– 488 g. Typically, males are larger compared to women. Puffins are excellent scuba divers, feeding mainly on sand eels, fish larvae and other marine invertebrates.

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