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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

sandboa

Date

January 1, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

bharrison

Date

June 22, 2016 12:50 AM NZST

Description

On rocks in Port Taranaki 00:50hrs 22/6/16.

Photos / Sounds

What

Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae

Observer

chris5

Date

January 14, 2016

Description

A few of the several dozen penguins we saw on the fast ice in McMurdo Sound.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti

Observer

michaelhanrahan

Date

October 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Reserva Nacional Pingüino de Humboldt, photo taken from a boat, as visitors are not allowed to land on the island.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 24, 2006 08:52 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Port Lockroy

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 23, 2006 07:33 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sunrise Along Antarctic Penisula

Photos / Sounds

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What

Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 23, 2006 07:30 AM CST

Description

Sunrise Along Antarctic Penisula

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 16, 2006 01:17 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Gold Harbor, South Georgia

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

scottbuckel

Date

February 14, 2006 08:58 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Fortuna Bay. South Georgia

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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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