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Australian Penguins



FAMILY : Penguins

Emperor Penguin
(Aptenodytes forsteri)
Emperor Penguin
The Emperor Penguin is the largest penguin and endemic to Antarctica. It has a black back, black head with yellow and white on the neck. Males and females are similar in size and colour. Juveniles are duller. Chicks have white faces and are covered... Click to continue>
King Penguin
(Aptenodytes patagonicus)
King Penguin
The King Penguin is the second largest penguin (after the Emperor Penguin), and the largest penguin recorded in Australia. The head is black, back is grey and chest is white. The back of the head has a yellow tear-shaped mark. Bill has pink at base.... Click to continue>
Erect-crested Penguin
(Eudyptes sclateri)
Erect-crested Penguin
The Erect-crested Penguin is a crested penguin with black face, black throat, black back and wings and white underside. As its name indicates, it has a "sticking up" spiky yellow crest. The bill is dark orange with a patch of bare skin at the base... Click to continue>
Fiordland Penguin
(Eudyptes pachyrhynchus)
Fiordland Penguin
The Fiordland Penguin is a crested penguin with black face, black throat, black back and wings and white underside. It has yellow eyebrow bar above the eye with a small crest. It has some white streaks on the face under the eye. The bill is orange... Click to continue>
Macaroni Penguin
(Eudyptes chrysolophus)
Macaroni Penguin
The Macaroni Penguin is a crested penguin with black face, black throat, black back and wings and white underside. It has long yellow crest that hangs downwards. The bill is orange brown with a patch of bare skin at the base of the bill. Immature... Click to continue>
Rockhopper Penguin
(Eudyptes chrysocome)
Rockhopper Penguin
The Rockhopper Penguin has black head and dark blue grey back with white front. The crest has black feathers on top of head and yellow plumes above the eye. These yellow feathers stick out when dry and are flattened back when wet. The bill is... Click to continue>
Royal Penguin
(Eudyptes schlegeli)
Royal Penguin
The Royal Penguin is a crested penguin with white face, black head cap, black back and wings and white throat and underside. It has long yellow crest that hangs downwards. The bill is orange brown with a patch of bare skin at the base of the bill.... Click to continue>
Snares Penguin
(Eudyptes robustus)
Snares Penguin
Snares Penguin is a crested penguin with black face, black throat, black back and wings and white underside. It has yellow eyebrow bar above the eye with a small crest. Some birds white streaks on the face under the eye. The bill is orange with a... Click to continue>
Fairy Penguin
(Eudyptula minor)
Fairy Penguin
The Fairy Penguin is the smallest species of penguin and the only one to breed in Australia. To keep them warm and dry, their feathers are oily due to oil glands in the penguins tail. Fairy penguins come ashore in groups to their burrows after dark... Click to continue>
Adelie Penguin
(Pygoscelis adeliae)
Adelie Penguin
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Chinstrap Penguin
(Pygoscelis antarctica)
Chinstrap Penguin
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Gentoo Penguin
(Pygoscelis papua)
Gentoo Penguin
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Magellanic Penguin
(Spheniscus magellanicus)
Magellanic Penguin
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