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Little brother of the North

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A colourful puffin is spotted on our Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition. It's name is derived from it's Latin genus name Fratercula which roughly translates to "Little Brother of the North." Aww!

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Spitsbergen Explorer Expedition, 23rd July to 2nd August, 2012. Photographer unknown.

 

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