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Swimming in the antarctica water

Swimming in the antarctica water
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Copyright: Ferran J Lloret (ferranjlloret) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 791 W: 53 N: 2113] (10340)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100-400 mm F4.5-5.6L IS USM
Exposure: f/8, 1/600 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of Antarctica, Penguins [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-05-22 15:20
Viewed: 6053
Points: 2
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Pygoscelis papua & Pygoscelis antarcticus

The Gentoo Penguin, Pygoscelis papua, is easily recognised by the wide white stripe extending like a bonnet across the top of its head.

The Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus) is a species of penguin which is found in the South Sandwich Islands, Antarctica, the South Orkneys, South Shetland, South Georgia, Bouvet Island, Balleny and Peter I Island.

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This photo is taken in Pleneau Islan in Antarctica. Original format.

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Thanks for sharing this shot. It must be quite the experience to be able to observe such birds in their natural habitat - we don't get to see too many pictures of those guys on TN. Very well done, TFS,

Best Regards,


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