Penguin Watch Talk

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  • Psaltriparus_minimus by Psaltriparus_minimus

    #molting

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  • emmy83 by emmy83

    I can't tell, is the molting the young getting an adult coat or an adult bird molting out winter coat?

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Hi emmy83! That is a VERY good question. Honestly - at this time of year it can be very hard to tell as the chicks and adults are changing

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    their feathers at the same time. Some chicks might not yet have the head whiskers so they are marked as 'chicks', but if you are in doubt

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    mark the penguin as 'adult'. Thanks! 😃

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    I'd mark those all as adult.

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