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Yellow-eyed penguin chick (Megadyptes antipodes) feeding
Katiki Point, South Island, New Zealand
This species is found only in New Zealand and is one of the rarest of their penguins.

3H1002.8449
Nikon D300 | Sigma 120-400 OS @ 165mm
1/1250s f/7.1 ISO640 | Raw
Featured in The Birds (12 February 2011)

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Comments

  • Charuhas  Images
    Charuhas Imagesover 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture Werner.

  • thanksd Charuhas – glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoover 4 years ago

    Incredible capture there, what a moment! :-D

  • thanks Ellis – yes I was lucky to be in a good position to capture this

    – Werner Padarin

  • Jacqueline Ison
    Jacqueline Isonabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful series! Must have been incredible to be there!

  • thanks Jacque – the incredible bit was that these guys found me rather than the other way around – I was actually off to see a seal colony

    – Werner Padarin

  • mchakma
    mchakmaover 3 years ago

    lovely capture

  • thankyou!

    – Werner Padarin

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBover 3 years ago

    February 12, 2011

  • thankyou very much Teresa, lovely honour

    – Werner Padarin

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    Great capture!

    13 February 2011 – One image a day

  • thanks Kon, glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

  • my pleasure, Kathleen

    – Werner Padarin

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