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One of a Kind
One of a Kind
Image No. AA1A1045  –  © 2009 Alan Madras
A Macaroni penguin in a bustling Chinstrap penguin breeding site in the South Shetland Islands. The Macaroni is at least 1500 km from its native colony, but probably missed it during a seasonal migration and joined some Chinstraps in the Drake Passage. It returns every year to await a mate. The brown fuzzy ones are well-fed baby Chinstraps