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Adelie penguin



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 TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1978Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8131.jpg

Adelie penguin



A skua steals an egg from an Adelie penguin nest as nearby Adelie penguins look on in defense of their own nests. Skua predation is a major cause of mortality in penguin eggs and chicks.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1987Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8146.jpg

Adelie penguin



An Adelie penguin braves the surf as it heads out to forage in the open ocean.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1990Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8149.jpg

Adelie penguin



Three adult Adelie penguins convene on a snowy beach.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1976Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8169.jpg

Adelie penguin



A male Adelie penguin performs a courtship display.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1982Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8170.jpg

Adelie penguin



Territorial Adelie penguins confront each other near their nesting sites.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1976Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8171.jpg

Adelie penguin



Early each austral summer, Adelie penguins can be seen mating.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1976Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8172.jpg

Adelie penguin



A pair of nesting Adelie penguins, guarding the first egg of the clutch.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1983Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8173.jpg

Adelie penguin



An adult Adelie penguin looks after its two chicks.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1977Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8174.jpg

Adelie penguin



This Adelie penguin, recently returned from foraging, is feeding its chick, which has been waiting for its parent's return for several days.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1989Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8175.jpg

Adelie penguin



An adult Adelie penguin stands beside a nearly grown chick. The adult is wearing an arm band, which allow scientists to follow it through multiple years.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1989Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8176.jpg

Adelie penguin



This injured Adelie penguin seeks the refuge of its breeding ground, but may not survive.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Wayne TrivelpieceYear Taken: 1982Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8187.jpg

Adelie penguin



The Adelie penguins hop over ice and snow in the early breeding season.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8402.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins are often found on snowy beaches such as this one.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8404.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins calling.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Roger HewittYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8405.jpg

Adelie penguin



An adult Adelie penguin, with a flipper tag, stands next to an Adelie chick.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Amy Van CiseYear Taken: 2009Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8724.jpg

Adelie and gentoo penguins



An Adelie and a gentoo penguin walk along a rocky beach.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Mattias CapeYear Taken: 2007Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8892.jpg

Adelie penguin



An Adelie penguin warms its chick.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Renee KoplanYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8910.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins rest on the snow on Livingston Island.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Ray BuchheitYear Taken: 2010Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8277.jpg

Adelie penguin



A startled Adelie penguin at Seal Island, Antarctica.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Scott ManleyYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Program

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguin, Seal Island, Antarctica.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Scott ManleyYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8958.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguin, Seal Island, Antarctica.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Scott ManleyYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish8959.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguin, Seal Island, Antarctica.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Scott ManleyYear Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish.8960.jpg

Gentoo penguin



A gentoo penguin colony at Petermann Island, 2006.
Species: gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua Photo Credit: Steve Forrest Year Taken: 2006 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9029.JPG

Adelie penguin



An Adelie penguin colony at Petermann Island during the Charcot expedition, 1908-1909.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Louis Gain Year Taken: 1909 Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9030.jpg

Adelie penguin



An Adelie penguin feeding its chick.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Roger Hewitt Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9046.jpg

Adelie, Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins



All three study species of penguins at the Copacabana field station, King George Island.
Species: Adelie, Gentoo and Chinstrap Penguin, Pygoscelis sp. Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9061.jpg

Adelie, Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins



All three study species of penguins at the Copacabana field station, King George Island.
Species: Adelie, Gentoo and Chinstrap Penguin, Pygoscelis sp. Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9062.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins incubating eggs, King George Island.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9063.JPG

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins nest relief, King George Island.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9064.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins nest relief, King George Island.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9065.jpg

Adelie penguin



Adelie penguins with their new egg, King George Island.
Species: Adelie Penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae Photo Credit: Sue Trivelpiece Year Taken: Contact: SWFSC AMLR Programfish9066.JPG