Royal Penguin breeding colonies are only found on Macquarie Island (Australia). Description from photovolcanica.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Royal Penguin breeding colonies are only found on Macquarie Island (Australia). Description from photovolcanica.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

pin 199
"Africa’s one endemic penguin breeds in 27 scattered colonies along the coast of the Western Cape and Namibia, 24 on islands and three on the mainland. Like all penguins, its wings are modified into flippers, which allow great speed and agility in the water but are no use for flight." www.bradtguides.com

"Africa’s one endemic penguin breeds in 27 scattered colonies along the coast of the Western Cape and Namibia, 24 on islands and three on the mainland. Like all penguins, its wings are modified into flippers, which allow great speed and agility in the water but are no use for flight." www.bradtguides.com

pin 139
penguin images by Flickr.  Go to website. If you hover over the images, it will show information about each penguin species.

penguin images by Flickr. Go to website. If you hover over the images, it will show information about each penguin species.

pin 15
Every day, our editors select their 12 favorite photos recently uploaded to Your Shot.     See their choices, then check out submissions from the rest of the community.

Every day, our editors select their 12 favorite photos recently uploaded to Your Shot. See their choices, then check out submissions from the rest of the community.

pin 119
speech 1
The 18 Best Penguin Species (All Of Them) |  Erect-crested Penguins breed on two islands in New Zealand, numbering around 130,000. The species has yet to be studied extensively, though biologists say their populations are in decline, prompting them to be listed as endangered.

The 18 Best Penguin Species (All Of Them) | Erect-crested Penguins breed on two islands in New Zealand, numbering around 130,000. The species has yet to be studied extensively, though biologists say their populations are in decline, prompting them to be listed as endangered.

pin 4
#100daysofhomeed spending the morning hanging out on https://www.penguinwatch.org where scientists ask for the public's help in observing penguins. They have cameras permanently set up in their habitats, and they ask you to mark eggs, the number of penguins in the images and also whether you spot other animals. There are also time lapse videos, and a number of other web based science projects that require public participation- including in space! Teddy loves penguins so this activity keeps…

#100daysofhomeed spending the morning hanging out on https://www.penguinwatch.org where scientists ask for the public's help in observing penguins. They have cameras permanently set up in their habitats, and they ask you to mark eggs, the number of penguins in the images and also whether you spot other animals. There are also time lapse videos, and a number of other web based science projects that require public participation- including in space! Teddy loves penguins so this activity keeps…

The African Penguin is the only penguin breeding in Africa, and it's possible the first penguin that Europeans encountered. It's future, however, has been jeopardized due to oil spills that has put this species in danger of extinction.

The African Penguin is the only penguin breeding in Africa, and it's possible the first penguin that Europeans encountered. It's future, however, has been jeopardized due to oil spills that has put this species in danger of extinction.

pin 178
Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search