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Observed: 30th June 2013 By: Bill HendersonBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in BirdsBill Henderson’s reputation in Birds
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Not a great snap but I couldn't care because this is the first puffin I have ever seen. The joys of being a novice.

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Love the description - garish soft toy!

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Re Cute


Possibly doesn't count as a scientific description.


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First Puffin

.. on reading that I almost felt envious, I remember my first Puffin clearly. Although I'm far from a grizzled old veteran I seem to see far fewer new species now, which I suppose makes any additions more special but I miss the thrill when what seemed to be regular sightings to other birders were still new to me. Still get excited when I remember my first Kingfisher, and other firsts too, anyway, nice spot!!

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Although retired, I'm still very new to this birdwatching caper. I still have lots of firsts to looks forward to.

It's a pity I couldn't get a better snap. It was too far away and I was shaking with fear at the top of the cliffs. Certainly out of my comfort zone.


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