One of five Antarctic penguin species that live on the Antarctic Continent, the others are the Emperor, Chinstrap, Gentoo and Macaroni.

A medium sized penguin the Adélie weighs up to 6kgs and stands up to 70cm tall.

I shot this image during an expedition on the Ocean Nova in Nov/Dec 2010.

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antarctic, penguin, adelie, ice, wildlife, south, expedition

Comments

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesabout 3 years ago

    Lovely capture Coreena.

  • Thanks Mark

    – Coreena Vieth

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