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Royal Penguins


Posted by Cindy Marple on Thu Jan 20, 2022 7:42 pm

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Royal Penguins

Macquarie Island, Australia
D500, 115mm, 1/800, f/8, ISO1000

It's Penguin Awareness Day, so here is a less frequently seen species.  Royal Penguins breed only on Macquarie Island, not a place that's heavily visited compared to other penguin locations.  They are charismatic, cheeky birds, as are many penguins.  

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by Karl Egressy on Thu Jan 20, 2022 9:04 pm
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Beautiful shot. Sweet moment captured.
 

by david fletcher on Fri Jan 21, 2022 2:10 am
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Love the interaction captured Cindy!
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by Tusar Bhowmik on Fri Jan 21, 2022 8:50 am
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Beautiful image. Love it.
 

by peter makuch on Fri Jan 21, 2022 9:15 am
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nicely capture this couple and well done on the details also, good stuff CINDY.
 

by Carol Clarke on Fri Jan 21, 2022 2:49 pm
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I can't look at this without smiling! Lovely interaction and comical expressions with these two, Cindy!

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by ADKShooter on Fri Jan 21, 2022 5:27 pm
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A fun image showing the interaction of these great looking birds. Well timed.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Jan 22, 2022 6:31 am
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Love it! so cute- the interaction and the amusing positions of their pink feet. It would make a great Penguin Day poster. :)
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