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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

blue penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

john_barkla

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Recently emerged from the ocean

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

andybridges

Date

April 9, 2015 02:37 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

joepb

Date

April 9, 2015

Description

Several seen during a commercial two hour cruise of the harbour.

Photos / Sounds

What

Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

liesvanrompaey

Date

April 3, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seen at Lisbon Oceanarium.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

hmjohnson

Date

April 2, 2015 07:30 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

Observer

davetv

Date

March 5, 2015 06:22 PM HST

Description

A King penguin, possibly a juvenile, standing on the beach at Doughboy Bay.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

March 15, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Penguins Family Spheniscidae

Observer

sstanford

Date

September 10, 2014 12:00 AM ADT

Description

THIS A A PICTURE OF A PENGUIN IN ORLANDO.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

ian4

Date

January 10, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

emerging from there burrows and off to feed seemed a little pensive and wary possibly of hookers sea lion which were there in numbers

Photos / Sounds

What

Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus

Observer

ian4

Date

January 11, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

after a wild earth trip to the sub antarctic islands we returned via the snares where these shots were taken from an inflatable of penguins waiting out the low tide.We didn,t land as the shore line is too rough

Photos / Sounds

What

little penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

john_barkla

Date

February 18, 2015

Description

Sheltering in the shade of driftwood on the beach. Second photo is of penguin tracks in sand.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

October 31, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds living almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, especially in Antarctica. Highly adapted for life in the water, penguins have countershaded dark and white plumage, and their wings have evolved into flippers. Most penguins feed on krill, fish, squid and other forms of sealife caught while swimming underwater. They spend about half of their lives on land and half in the oceans.

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