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Recent observations

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Square

What

Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

December 1, 2005

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Penguins Family Spheniscidae

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 27, 2015

Description

Subfossil remains of undetermined species of penguin (determination by D.M. Houston). Bones exposed within palaeosol (palaeosol supporting numerous bones and also tree roots etc).

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Square

What

Penguins Family Spheniscidae

Observer

julago

Date

August 1, 2015 11:36 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Penguins at new jersey zoo

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

sunita

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

Found dead alongside uphill.

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No photos or sounds

What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

April 11, 1989

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(Somewhere...)

Description

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Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 10, 1989

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 9, 1989

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 8, 1989

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 7, 1989

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 6, 1989

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

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shane_orchard

Date

April 5, 1989

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(Somewhere...)

Description

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What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

April 4, 1989

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(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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