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Adelie Penguins, pygoscelis adeliae, Cape Hallett, Antarctica
Adelie Penguins, pygoscelis adeliae, crossing the sea ice to get to open water to go fishing, at Cape Hallett, Ross Sea, Antarctica.
These little birds are a long way from the regular "Penguin Highway" from the rookery to the open sea, and are definitely making a new path for themselves to the Ross Sea.
Habitat
pebbly beaches for nesting, sea ice, ocean
Location
Cape Hallett, Ross Sea, Antarctica
Date taken
December 2001
Scientific name
pygoscelis adeliae
Equipment used
Canon EOS, Tamron zoom lens

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New Zealand, Southern Oceans, Antarctica
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Carole-Anne
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