Bonanza Bird #19: Gentoo Penguin

Today another penguin joins Birdorable! Here is our cute Gentoo Penguin.

This special flightless bird lives across parts of the Antarctic. Gentoo Penguins are closely related to Adelie Penguins and Chinstrap Penguins. Unlike their cousins, Gentoos prefer rocky surfaces to packed ice for both roosting and nesting.

Gentoo Penguins on Saunders Island
Gentoo Penguins on Saunders Island by Liam Quinn

We're offering our Gentoo Penguin on a wide variety of novelties, apparel, and gifts, including embroidered shirts and bags.

Tomorrow's species is bird of prey who lives Down Under and who is named for its color. Can you guess what it will be?

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Comments

laurakeet on July 28, 2012 at 2:55 PM wrote:
grey goshawk?
Birdorable on July 28, 2012 at 5:06 PM wrote:
Laurakeet - great guess! But think DARKER. :)
laurakeet on July 28, 2012 at 9:09 PM wrote:
Would it be the black falcon?
Heather Richards on January 7, 2017 at 9:45 AM wrote:
Penguin penguin penguin penguin! So into penguins. I used to be into owls, but that was when I was 7! Now I'm 8, penguins are great, owls are just so last year!

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