If I had one at the time, I would have hit the bullshit button. I was sure that she was messing with me in my state of half-consciousness. There is no such creature. Go away and leave me alone.
She will now not let me live down this episode because she assumes that the existence of puffins is common knowledge. So far we have asked one other person and they had no idea what a puffin was or what we were talking about.
Did you know about these odd-looking winged beasts before today? Be honest.