The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica), also known as the common puffin,is one of three species of puffin found worldwide. They are members of the auk family, which also includes the guillemots, murres and auklets.
Becky is a conservation biologist from the UK specialising in marine ornithology. She has spent most of her career on tropical islands managing and coordinating research projects on special reserves, tagging sea turtles and monitoring breeding terns and shearwaters. She now works on small cruise ships as an expedition guide, traveling to far-flung places including Antarctica, the Arctic, Patagonia and the Indian Ocean, teaching passengers about seabird behaviour and conservation.