The Harris Tweed® Journal

Puthaid

13th October

Puthaid
Atlantic Puffin
/pu.adʲ/

From the land, comes the cloth, comes the language…

 

The Atlantic, or common puffin is one of the most loved sea birds of the Hebrides, and it’s easy to see why. These dapper little characters make burrows their homes on our remote coastlines during spring and summer, adding bumbling splashes of colour to the cliff-sides. The elegance they perhaps lack in flight, they make up for in their agility under the waves, showing where lie their true talents – sea birds in a puffin’s playground!

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Photograph by Lewis Mackenzie

Our Gaelic Coastal Word of the Week comes from “Scotland’s Nature Agency, Buidheann Nàdair na h-Alba”

harris tweed authority atlantic puffin lewis mackenzie

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