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  • profdameron by profdameron

    I assumed gray ones were chicks, black and white were adults. If wrong, discard my counts!

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Oh my!

    The guy in the bottom left corner is that chick with pale head we were so curious how it will look like when grows up!! 😄

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  • mkmcguir by mkmcguir

    WOW he is cute.

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Sorry for that, I just couldn't resist as I saw it's shinning head feathers there;) Back to your notes! The fluffy guys with grey heads and

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    cheeks(around eyes) with dirty white stomachs and grey backs are chicks! Adults have black and white feathers and black strip over the chin

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Oh, and look at those poop-arts all around! 😃 .. #Dailyzoo for the albino head chick!

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    WOWEEEEE - WHAT A FIND - I SOMETIMES THINK OF HIM...AND HERE HE IS. YESSSSSSSSS!!!

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Did anyone put this on the science board please?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    I think there was/were some thread/s about albino penguins a few months ago.. You can try your luck on the Search page 😉

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    BTW. I've collected some Chinstrap penguins with pale heads, but most of them are just normal chicks I'm afraid.. But also some of this one

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Here they are: http://talk.penguinwatch.org/#/collections/CPZS0000in

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    "You can try your luck on the Search page"...ummmmm perhaps not...it wins every time!

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    That's why I don't volunteer this time 😉 (Sorry for that!)

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  • gardenmaeve by gardenmaeve moderator

    Suggest checking the difference between "albino" and "leucistic" as discussed here: http://birding.about.com/od/identifyingbirds/a/leucism.htm

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Yes, that is the thing we were talking about!! Thanks for the word 😃 #leucistic

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  • gardenmaeve by gardenmaeve moderator

    You're welcome.

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