- Charadrius dubius
- Plovers & Shorebirds
The Little Penguin, also known as Little Blue Penguin, Fairy Penguin, or Blue Penguin, is the smallest species of penguin in the world. They live in Australia and New Zealand.
Little Penguins feed on fish and other small sea creatures. They hunt during daylight, swimming from sunrise to sunset. Little Penguins are social birds, living in colonies and nesting in burrows.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 19 November 2012|
|Scientific Name||Eudyptula minor|
(as of 27 March 2017)
12 to 13 inches
|Range||Australia and New Zealand|