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  • wquimby by wquimby

    Can't distinguish adults from chicks in this photo

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    Actually the chicks are very small. You see how so many penguins lean forward slightly? That's 'guard' position. It allows the

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    growing chick to get its head in the warm under mum/dad. So you often just see a fluffy rear end showing. The parents show their backs

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  • yshish by yshish moderator, translator

    In general, when you can't tell them apart, just mark them all as adults, it is the safe choice. As for those big guys, they are all adult.

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    to the wind for further protection 😃 Breeding cycle information: https://talk.penguinwatch.org/#/boards/BPZ0000007/discussions/DPZ00002pg

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  • AvastMH by AvastMH moderator

    When the chicks grow up it is also difficult to tell and then please mark as 'adult' if you are not sure 😃

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