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Chinstrap Penguin

Pygoscelis antarcticus

Description:

The Chinstrap Penguin name derives from the narrow black band under their heads. Chinstrap penguins are one of the most easily identifiable of all of the penguin species, mainly due to the marking on their chins.

Habitat:

The Chinstrap Penguin is a small species of penguin which is found in habiting the rocky land and islands of the Antarctic Ocean.

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5 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

One happy family!

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Just wonderful shot :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great shot :)

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 8 years ago

Simply beautiful! I am really enjoying all your spottings Marie!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

precious !

Spotted on Jan 27, 2009
Submitted on Jan 11, 2013

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