Antarctic Images by Anthony Powell Antarctica photos videos and timelapse : Photo Keywords : adelie  : Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.
Adelie Penguins returning from feeding (they are clean and shiny).
Adelie penguins gather at the edge of the sea, waiting patiently waiting for a safe opportunity to dive in together in a large group to go fishing.
Adelie penguins at the base of the glacier at Cape Bird, Ross Island, Antarctica.
Splash Inspection. Adelie penguins, not sure whether or not to jump in the water or not look closely after another has just jumped in, trying to decide if it is safe to follow.
Antarctic Skua approaching in flight.
Group of Adelie Penguins diving in together to go fishing
Penguin Sewer. This is basically all the stinky run-off from the penguin nesting area. It smells pretty bad.
Skua eating a dead penguin.
Group of adelie penguins begin to dive into the sea together to go fishing. They typically gather in large groups on the shore, then all jump in at the same time to reduce their chances of being eaten by an ocean predator.
The first of a group of adelie penguins dives into the ocean, while the others look on.
Adelie penguin and newborn chicks. There are actually two of them there, the one on the right has its head tucked in, the one on the left has its body tucked in. These chicks are only a day or so old.
Adelie penguin swimming off Cape Bird, porpoising in and out of the water like a dolphin.
Close up of an Adelie Penguin, showing the blue tips on their black feathers.
Close up detail of an Adelie Penguin. The black feathers on an adelie actually have blue tips on them, as can be seen in the detail here.
Young Adelie Penguins at Cape Bird in late January. These chicks are nearly fully grown, and will head out to sea in a few weeks if they survive.
Adelie Penguins returning from feeding (they are clean and shiny).

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Adelie Penguins returning from feeding (they are clean and shiny).
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