Penguin research. Researcher holding an adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) captured for biological research. The bird may be tagged and its health evaluated as part of a study into the health of the adelie population. The adelie penguin lives in large colonies in coastal regions of Antarctica and on subantarctic islands. It feeds mainly at night, diving for krill and small fish. Photographed in Antarctica.
Model release available. Property release not required.