The Awesome Atlantic Puffin !!!

BY Edwin Cordova Alvarado


Do you know a bird that flies fast , hunts, is a carnivore, and lives in the cold? In this article, you will learn about the physical characteristics, food chain/ food web, and the ecosystem of the amazing, unique Atlantic Puffin. I hope you enjoy this article.

Physical Characteristics

The Atlantic Puffin has several unique physical characteristics. First, it has wings, flippers, beak, feathers, and a tail. Secondly, its color is black and white. Also, It can grow up to 10 inches and can weigh up to 500 grams. Also, a Puffin makes a growling noise like a lion. Grrrrrrrrrr! Finally, the Puffin likes to hunt, swim, eat, breathe, and take care of its babies.

Food Chain

First, the Puffin food chain is very different from other birds and animals it different because it only eats fish and meat while other birds eat different things. Secondly, The Puffin has many preys and predators. These are the Puffin's prey is fish, squid, Herring, Zoo Plankton, Capelin, and the Sand lance. The Puffin's fast and strong predators the Weasel, Fox, Mink , and Great Black Backed Gull. Thirdly, The Puffin Consumer type is carnivore.My Animal is a prey and predator. Here is an example of the Puffins Food Chain first it start with plankton, which get eaten by tiny fish, which gets eaten by big fish, which gets eaten by a puffin, which gets eaten by a Black Backed Gull.
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Ecosystem / Habitat

The ecosystem the puffin lives in is cold, windy, and full of water. Whoooosh. There are many biotic and abiotic animals and things in the puffins ecosystem . The biotic things are bears, fish, seal, penguin, different puffins, and plants. Some abiotic things are snow, water, rocks, sun, air, temperature,and anything dead.Its freezing there Its specific habitat is ocean it lives in North Arctic and Europe.


Now you have learn some weird, awesome, and cool facts about how the puffin flies fast,how it hunts, how it eats,and its habitat. I hope you learned about the puffins ecosystem, food chain, and physical characteristics. Next time you see a puffin get on a plane and follow it home.