Gentoo penguin coming ashore, Tachyeres brachypterus



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. New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom, Tachyeres brachypterus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 23824Add To Light Table
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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. New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom

Stock Photo: 23824
Species: Flightless steamer duck, Tachyeres brachypterus
Location: New Island, Falkland Islands, United Kingdom
Format: Digital 3:2
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