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Books, online encyclopedias, websites, videos, and a podcast about puffins. Their physical characteristics, habitats, diet, habits, and life cycle will be discussed.
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This podcast is from the Peterson Field Guides. The spectacularly colorful triangular bill of the Atlantic Puffin is one of the most recognizable features of any bird. Find out more about this distinctive and-dare we say-cute species.

Atlantic Puffin

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Atlantic Puffins

Puffin with spread wings

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Online Encyclopedia

  • World Book Encyclopedia Student Article - This encyclopedia article has good general information about puffins. Also check the World Book kids online exhibit on Puffins. World Book Kids World of Animals Use the arrow keys to locate puffin exhibit, then click on picture of puffin. When the picture appears on the left hand side of your screen, click on Go to the Puffin Exhibit.


  • Project Puffin General Article about the Atlantic Puffin where you can also listen to a puffin.


Books in the MRC

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A Puffin's Year - Zecca, Katherine
Call Number: 598.3 Zek
ISBN: 089272742X
Publication Date: 2007

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The Puffins are Back! - Gibbons, Gail
Call Number: 598.3 Gib
ISBN: 0060216034
Publication Date: 1991


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