Adelie penguin

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Synonyms for Adelie penguin

medium-sized penguins occurring in large colonies on the Adelie Coast of Antarctica

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The iceberg, called B15A, is blocking McMurdo Sound, where more than 100,000 Adele penguins gather to raise their young.
Give a thought to the poor old Adele penguins of the Antarctic.
Three thousand breeding pairs of Adele penguins on Antarctic's Cape Royds face a 112-mile round trip to bring food to their chicks because their access to ocean feeding grounds has been cut by the ice build-up.
The iceberg, known as B15A, has blocked McMurdo Sound, where more than 100,000 Adele penguins gather each year to raise their young.
Scientists fear that only about one in 10 of the 50,000 breeding pairs of Adele penguins at Cape Bird will be able to rear a chick this season.