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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Penguins Order Sphenisciformes

Observer

albertoglezba

Date

April 16, 2016 04:02 PM YEKT

Photos / Sounds

What

King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

Observer

joannerapley

Date

November 2, 2009 04:07 PM AWST

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

leesha

Date

April 14, 2016 09:20 AM NZST

Description

Penguin footprints by outflow pipe west end of Ngamotu Beach

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

oakura

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

oakura

Date

March 3, 2016

Description

Tracks went straight up and straight down.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

joannerapley

Date

January 3, 2010 05:55 PM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

joannerapley

Date

January 4, 2010 05:08 PM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

nana_j

Date

December 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

keimthekatamount

Date

March 9, 2016 11:39 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This penguin swam by me while snorkeling, passing by quite fast. You can clearly see the band of black down that runs along the outside of its white chest.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

keimthekatamount

Date

March 8, 2016 12:18 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2 penguins swimming and playing around an anchored boat close to shore.

Photos / Sounds

What

Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Observer

keimthekatamount

Date

March 9, 2016 10:42 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A flock of Galapagos Penguins were gathered on this lava island, occasionally diving into the water and resurfacing seconds later. They are known to hunt cooperatively, so it makes sense that they would flock together. I spotted around 10 total individuals and two juveniles, which can be distinguished by their light brown plumage.

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

hannah26

Date

April 3, 2016 07:11 PM NZST

Description

Little blue penguins

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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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