Penguin Awareness Day - Penguin Puzzle

Today is Penguin Awareness Day! This commemorative day is always celebrated on January 20th, though the origins of the holiday are unclear. What is very clear is that these special charismatic birds deserve celebration! Many of the world's penguin species face population threats from habitat loss and other environmental strains.

Here are some resources for learning more about penguins:

To get your mind on these flightless black-and-white beauties, we are debuting a new fun puzzle series here at Birdorable. Let's play Which one doesn't belong?

The birds in the image below have a lot in common, but one of them doesn't really belong. Can you pick out the species of penguin that doesn't go with the others, and tell us what the others have in common? Visit the meet page if you need help identifying the birds and finding out which one doesn't belong.

Which one doesn't belong?

Comments

Kim B. on January 20, 2012 at 1:49 PM wrote:
I'm gonna go with the Yellow-eyed Penguin since it is from New Zealand. The others like the snowy places. We (daughter and I) knew the Chinstrap, Emporer and Adelie right off. They are just tooooo cute.
Birdorable on January 24, 2012 at 4:34 PM wrote:
Thanks for playing, Kim! You're absolutely right; the other three species of penguin all live in and around Antarctica. :)
Heather Richards on January 5, 2017 at 4:59 PM wrote:
Big pengie fan! (Pengies are penguins) Pengwen. Did you know that Adelie penguins give each other pebbles? When you see this PLEASE GIVE PEBBLES TO YOUR SISTER!
Cadence Richards-Lamey on November 23, 2020 at 8:20 PM wrote:
pingupengupenguin

Leave a comment

Comments with links or HTML will be deleted. Your comment will be published pending approval.
Your email address will not be published
You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For more information on how to unsubscribe, our privacy practices, and how we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy. By clicking submit below, you consent to allow Birdorable to store and process the personal information submitted above to provide you the content requested.

Bird Term: Allopreening

Allopreening refers to one animal preening another. While preening and grooming are usually individual actions, in some species, birds or animals will preen one another. This occurs in birds as well as other classes of animal. We previously mentioned allopreening when discussing

Bird Term: Neotropical Migrant

A lot of bird species are migratory. That means that they spend part of the year in one place and then travel (fly) to another place for some time. Migration is typically based around ideal conditions for breeding versus availability of food...

2016 Bonanza Bird #7: Eurasian Golden Oriole

Today's new bird is a golden beauty: the Eurasian Golden Oriole! Eurasian Golden Orioles breed across large parts of Europe and Asia. They are migratory, spending the winter across the southern half of the African continent. During the breeding season they are...

Martha Week: Passenger Pigeon Books

Monday, September 1st will mark the 100 year anniversary of the death of Martha, the last of her species, the Passenger Pigeon. With her death our planet lost another species forever to extinction. This week we'd like to share some of the commemorative events and educational opportunities...