Adelie Penguin

Adelie Penguin - Pygoscdlis adeliae


Weddell Sea, Antarctica, 29 & 30. 11.2014, numerous birds.
Antarctic Peninsula, November/December 2016.


A small penguin which lives in southern areas with a distinctive white eye-ring and distinctive head shape.   They build a nest of pebbles. Often seen in small groups on icebergs.

Catching a group porpoising is wonderful to watch, but difficult to photograph!

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