Caption: Puffin (Fratercula arctica) preening itself. Preening helps maintain the condition of its feathers, which provide waterproofing, buoyancy and insulation in the water. Filmed in summer 2014 on Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire.

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Puffin preening

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Duration: 00:00:56.25

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