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  • O_oFrost by O_oFrost

    Tricky to distinguish between adults and some of the chicks.. Are adult tails longer?

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    Hi, Yes, well noticed. Adult tail feathers are longer but there are more differences that can help you to tell them apart. In Adelies, look

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    at their chins/throats. When it is black, then it is adult. Small chicks are fully dark grey/brown but as they grow up their bellies become

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    creamy white (as well as their chin/throat). They become adult after moulting those feathers and becoming white and black. Check out FAQs for more details 😃

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