The U.S. Postal Service issued a stamp on 23rd January 2013 on Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), an unmistakable bird named for the striking tufts of long, yellow feathers that grow from the sides of its head during breeding season, by issuing a stamp.Puffins, also known as sea parrots for their large bills, are diving birds in the auk family. The tufted puffin is the largest of the three puffin species, standing roughly 15 inches tall.They are mostly black with a white facial patch, and, typical of other puffin species, feature a very thick bill which is mostly red with some yellow and occasionally green markings.
New US Stamp on Tufted Puffin
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