Adelie Penguin Pygoscelis adeliae


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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Pygoscelis adeliae. Downloaded from on 29/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 29/10/2020.