August 18, 2013

Puffins, Inishturk Island

Photograph by Kieran Dodds, Panos Pictures

A puffin comes in for a landing on Inishturk Island, which lies about nine miles off the coast of County Mayo, Ireland. The island's seaside cliffs support colonies of puffins and other breeding seabirds, including guillemots, fulmars, and razorbills—all of which are best seen with their young from May to July.

Going Home: Travel to Ireland With a Family Discovering Their Roots >>

Travel 365. Explore the world, one incredible image at a time.

Take a Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities




2015 Traveler Photo Contest

  • Picture of humpback whale in Tonga

    See All Entries

    Explore the submissions, share your favorites, and check back for the winning images.