Penguin colony

Emperor penguin

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 07/19/2021 - 13:31

The emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the largest species in the penguin family (Spheniscidae) and, together with the king penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus), belongs to the genus of the great penguins (Aptenodytes). [Wikipedia]

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by Dr. Michael Wenger, Switzerland

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Royal penguin

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 07/19/2021 - 13:16

The royal penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli) is a subspecies of penguin, which can be found on the sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island and adjacent islands.  (Wikipedia)

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Adélie penguin

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 07/19/2021 - 13:05

The Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is a species of penguin common along the entire coast of the Antarctic continent, which is its only habitat. It is the most widely spread penguin species,[2] as well as the most southerly distributed of all penguins, along with the emperor penguin.

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Chinstrap penguin

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Mon, 07/19/2021 - 12:56

Der Zügelpinguin (Pygoscelis antarctica), auch Kehlstreifpinguin genannt, ist eine Art aus der Gattung der Langschwanzpinguine. Er ist nah verwandt mit dem Adéliepinguin (P. adeliae) sowie dem Eselspinguin (P. papua). (Wikipedia)

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von Dr. Michael Wenger, Schweiz

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