Using its wings as flippers, a puffin dives into the water to catch small fish. With their beaks full, they return to their burrows with food for their chicks. This image was taken in Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland. (Peter Cavanagh)
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One man's quest: 600,000 photos of flying birds — and the incredible math behind it all

Peter Cavanagh, of Lopez Island, made his career in sports medicine and orthopaedics. A January 2009 morning visit to the Skagit Valley, where he observed “the multi-sensory blast of thousands of snow geese, swans and raptors,” he says, "shaped my direction for the next decade.” VIEW Updated

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