Category: Outdoor Scenes
Photo and caption by Tricia Pang
He wasn't actually gliding... these little fellows move fast and flap their wings quickly! This shot was taken near Kodiak Island in Alaska on a trip with my mother for her annual family reunion in June 2012. We stopped our boat in a quiet little bay for the night by a big rock, where many tufted puffins live, so I spent an hour following them with my camera lens, trying to get a still shot. They'd appear from hidden caves within the long grass and within seconds they'd be gone again. I was ecstatic when I got this shot!
Location: Near Kodiak Island, Alaska