Portrait of an Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, on the fast ice at Cape Adare, Ross Sea, Antarctica. This little penguin is on its way from the rookery across 2-3 kilometres of fast ice to get to the sea so it can bring back food for its chicks. The colony at Cape Adare is one of the biggest Adelie colonies in the Antarctica.
Canon EOS, zoom lens.
(Featured in The Birds and others.)