A nesting Adélie penguin. Adults build nests made of small stones, and parents take turns incubating the two eggs. The French explorer Jules Dumont d’Urville named these penguins after his wife, Adélie. They are the smallest species of penguin in the Antarctic.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae
Photo Credit: Wayne Trivelpiece
Year Taken: 1978
Contact: SWFSC AMLR Program