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Gentoo penguins


Gentoo penguins
Photo Information
Copyright: Nikolay Murenets (Kolyamour) (18)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2001-12-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Olympus E-10
Exposure: f/4, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Nests of Birds, Penguins (Spheniscidae) [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-02-07 14:20
Viewed: 5782
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Windy cloudy weather. Aitcho Island near Antarctic Peninsula. We've found on the high cliff a large colony of gentoo penguins (Pigoscelis papua).


The total population of gentoos is between 300,000 and 350,000, most living south of Antarctic Convergence.


Some of penguins had very small chicks, some only eggs... Incubation period is 31—38 days.

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-02-08 4:09]

Un grand moment pour vous et une superbe photo. Cette photo est de toute beauté la prise de vue, les sujets, la composition et la définition sont parfaits. FÉLICITATIONS !

Good capture, I like your composition, good detail and colors. TFS Iris

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