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Recent observations

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Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

rcollin

Date

April 6, 2014

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Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

January 18, 2014 06:08 AM NZDT

Description

Pretty small even for a Little Penguin. Pinky and ring finger for scale.

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Jackass Penguin Spheniscus demersus

Observer

rwp84

Date

September 21, 1998

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African Penguin Spheniscus demersus

Observer

loarie

Date

March 6, 2014 06:00 PM PST

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No photos or sounds

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Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 30, 2012

Place

Waterboat Point, Antarctica (Google, OSM)

Description

Juvenile

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Macaroni Penguin Eudyptes chrysolophus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 28, 2012

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No photos or sounds

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Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 21, 2012

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Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 15, 2012

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Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 14, 2012

Description

On Beagle channel islands, viewed from boat tour'

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Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 14, 2012

Description

On Beagle channel islands, viewed from boat tour'

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Chinstrap Penguin Pygoscelis antarcticus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 25, 2012

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Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

January 25, 2012

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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.

No range data available.