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Yellow-eyed penguin chick (Megadyptes antipodes) about to get a feed
Katiki Point, South Island, New Zealand
This species is found only in New Zealand and is one of the rarest of their penguins’

3H1002.8418
Nikon D300 | Sigma 120-400 OS @ 270 mm
1/500s f/10 ISO400 | Raw
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I photograph landscapes and people and mostly anything … just as long as it is in front of the lens and looks good
My images are from Australia, New Zealand and Asia

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Comments

  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiabout 4 years ago

    Very nice and great details

  • thankyou Hans – I was very lucky to have these birds walking up towards me

    – Werner Padarin

  • mchakma
    mchakmaabout 4 years ago

    lovely shot

  • thankyou M, glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoabout 4 years ago

    Werner, this is SO adorable! :-)

  • thanks Joanne – certainly appear real cute!

    – Werner Padarin

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 4 years ago

    fantastic shot!

  • thanks Jenny, glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • Trish Woodford
    Trish Woodfordabout 4 years ago

    This is wonderful Werner, its like they having a conversation. Very sweet capture :)

  • thanks Trish – they certainly WERE communicating; the chick would follow the parent and keep nudging it until it got a bit of a feed and start over …

    – Werner Padarin

  • byronbackyard
    byronbackyardabout 4 years ago

    What a wonderful shot, so beautiful, clear and emotive. Well done!

  • thanks – interesting how we can identify with penguin poses – perhaps explains the success of some of the films like “Happy Feet”

    – Werner Padarin

  • fourthangel
    fourthangelabout 4 years ago

    How adorable! Love the title!

  • thanks Angela – no doubt about it, the chick was due for a feed and knew it! (and got it!)

    – Werner Padarin

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 4 years ago

  • thankyou very much Isa – that’s a lovely honour

    – Werner Padarin

  • Simon Duckworth
    Simon Duckworthabout 4 years ago

    Super shot, very cute, nicely taken

  • thanks Simon, glad you like it – penguins certainlt are very cute subjects

    – Werner Padarin

  • faceart
    faceartabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot!

  • thankyou Klaus, much appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

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