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Adelie penguins leaping into the ocean from an iceberg, Pygoscelis adeliae, Brown Bluff Add To Light Table Two Adelie penguins, holding their wings out, standing on an iceberg, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Galapagos penguin, underwater, swimming.  Bartolome Island, Spheniscus mendiculus Add To Light Table
Adelie penguins leaping into the ocean from an iceberg.
Image ID: 25005  
Species: Adelie penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Two Adelie penguins, holding their wings out, standing on an iceberg.
Image ID: 25007  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Galapagos penguin, underwater, swimming. Bartolome Island.
Image ID: 16234  
Species: Galapagos penguin, Spheniscus mendiculus
Location: Bartolome Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay Add To Light Table Adelie penguin on an iceberg, Pygoscelis adeliae, Brown Bluff This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table A curious Adelie penguin, standing at the edge of an iceberg, looks over the photographer, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak.
Image ID: 24581  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Adelie penguin on an iceberg.
Image ID: 25006  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
A curious Adelie penguin, standing at the edge of an iceberg, looks over the photographer.
Image ID: 25015  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Add To Light Table Magellanic penguins, coming ashore on a sandy beach.  Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years.  They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans, Spheniscus magellanicus, New Island Add To Light Table Rockhopper penguin portrait, showing the yellowish plume feathers that extend behind its red eye in adults.  The western rockhopper penguin stands about 23" high and weights up to 7.5 lb, with a lifespan of 20-30 years, Eudyptes chrysocome, Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome, New Island Add To Light Table
Gentoo penguin coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins.
Image ID: 23828  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Magellanic penguins, coming ashore on a sandy beach. Magellanic penguins can grow to 30" tall, 14 lbs and live over 25 years. They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, sardines, squid, krill, and other crustaceans.
Image ID: 23924  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Rockhopper penguin portrait, showing the yellowish plume feathers that extend behind its red eye in adults. The western rockhopper penguin stands about 23" high and weights up to 7.5 lb, with a lifespan of 20-30 years.
Image ID: 23722  
Species: Rockhopper penguin, Western rockhopper penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome, Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick, Aptenodytes patagonicus Add To Light Table King penguin colony and the Bay of Isles on the northern coast of South Georgia Island.  Over 100,000 nesting pairs of king penguins reside here.  Dark patches in the colony are groups of juveniles with fluffy brown plumage.  The icebreaker M/V Polar Star lies at anchor, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Salisbury Plain Add To Light Table Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day, Spheniscus magellanicus, Carcass Island Add To Light Table
King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick.
Image ID: 24388  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin colony and the Bay of Isles on the northern coast of South Georgia Island. Over 100,000 nesting pairs of king penguins reside here. Dark patches in the colony are groups of juveniles with fluffy brown plumage. The icebreaker M/V Polar Star lies at anchor.
Image ID: 24383  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Magellanic penguins walk through tussock grass, on their way to their burrows after foraging at sea all day.
Image ID: 24000  
Species: Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus
Location: Carcass Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
Macaroni penguins, on the rocky shoreline of Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island.  One of the crested penguin species, the macaroni penguin bears a distinctive yellow crest on its head.  They grow to be about 12 lb and 28" high.  Macaroni penguins eat primarily krill and other crustaceans, small fishes and cephalopods, Eudyptes chrysolophus Add To Light Table King penguin, solitary, standing, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay Add To Light Table Adelie penguin, adult feeding chick by regurgitating partially digested food into the chick's mouth.  The pink food bolus, probably consisting of krill and marine invertebrates, can be seen being between the adult and chick's beaks, Pygoscelis adeliae, Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Macaroni penguins, on the rocky shoreline of Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island. One of the crested penguin species, the macaroni penguin bears a distinctive yellow crest on its head. They grow to be about 12 lb and 28" high. Macaroni penguins eat primarily krill and other crustaceans, small fishes and cephalopods.
Image ID: 24390  
Species: Macaroni penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus
Location: Hercules Bay, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin, solitary, standing.
Image ID: 24602  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Adelie penguin, adult feeding chick by regurgitating partially digested food into the chick's mouth. The pink food bolus, probably consisting of krill and marine invertebrates, can be seen being between the adult and chick's beaks.
Image ID: 25008  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Shingle Cove, Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands, Southern Ocean
 
Gentoo penguins coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach.  Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size.  They feed on fish and crustaceans.  Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins, Pygoscelis papua, New Island Add To Light Table King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick, Aptenodytes patagonicus Add To Light Table Gentoo penguins, calling, heads raised, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul Add To Light Table
Gentoo penguins coming ashore, after foraging at sea, walking through ocean water as it wades onto a sand beach. Adult gentoo penguins grow to be 30" and 19lb in size. They feed on fish and crustaceans. Gentoo penguins reside in colonies well inland from the ocean, often formed of a circular collection of stones gathered by the penguins.
Image ID: 23831  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
 
King penguin colony. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest at Salisbury Plain, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick.
Image ID: 24386  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguins, calling, heads raised.
Image ID: 24690  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin walking through tall grass, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul Add To Light Table Gentoo penguin stealing nesting material, moving it from one nest to another, Pygoscelis papua, Godthul Add To Light Table Gentoo penguins, permanent nesting colony in grassy hills about a mile inland from the ocean, near Stromness Bay, South Georgia Island, Pygoscelis papua, Stromness Harbour Add To Light Table
Gentoo penguin walking through tall grass.
Image ID: 24701  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguin stealing nesting material, moving it from one nest to another.
Image ID: 24719  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Godthul, South Georgia Island
 
Gentoo penguins, permanent nesting colony in grassy hills about a mile inland from the ocean, near Stromness Bay, South Georgia Island.
Image ID: 24586  
Species: Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
Location: Stromness Harbour, South Georgia Island
 
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island, Pygoscelis adeliae Add To Light Table King penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island.  Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest here, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick, Aptenodytes patagonicus Add To Light Table King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak, Aptenodytes patagonicus, Fortuna Bay Add To Light Table
Adelie penguins at the nest, part of the large nesting colony of penguins that resides along the lower slopes of Devil Island.
Image ID: 25013  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Devil Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
King penguin colony at Salisbury Plain, Bay of Isles, South Georgia Island. Over 100,000 pairs of king penguins nest here, laying eggs in December and February, then alternating roles between foraging for food and caring for the egg or chick.
Image ID: 24411  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island
 
King penguin, showing ornate and distinctive neck, breast and head plumage and orange beak.
Image ID: 24599  
Species: King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
Location: Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
 
Adelie penguins walking on a stone beach, Pygoscelis adeliae, Brown Bluff Add To Light Table A tiny Adelie penguin stands atop an iceberg, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island Add To Light Table Adelie penguins, in a line, standing on an iceberg, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island Add To Light Table
Adelie penguins walking on a stone beach.
Image ID: 25012  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Brown Bluff, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
A tiny Adelie penguin stands atop an iceberg.
Image ID: 25017  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguins, in a line, standing on an iceberg.
Image ID: 25018  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
A group of Adelie penguins, on packed snow, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island Add To Light Table Adelie penguins navigate a steep dropoff, to get from their nests down to a rocky beach, in order to go to sea to forage for food, Pygoscelis adeliae, Paulet Island Add To Light Table
A group of Adelie penguins, on packed snow.
Image ID: 25019  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adelie penguins navigate a steep dropoff, to get from their nests down to a rocky beach, in order to go to sea to forage for food.
Image ID: 25020  
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Location: Paulet Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 


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Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Galapagos Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Gentoo Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  King Penguin
Animal  >  Bird  >  Penguin  >  Macaroni Penguin
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Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)  >  Underwater
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Aptenodytes patagonicus
Eudyptes chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome
Eudyptes chrysolophus
Pygoscelis adeliae
Pygoscelis papua
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