Adelie Penguins Penguins can be found on every continent in the Southern Hemisphere from the tropical Galapagos Islands (the Galapagos penguin) located near South America to Antarctica (the emperor penguin).
Scientists have discovered that penguin and seabird poo (guano) from colonies around the Antarctic Peninsula has a unique spectral signature that can be identified from satellite imagery. The results are published this week .
The smallest penguin found in the Antarctic, the ADELIE PENGUIN is found around Antarctica and on its islands. It builds its nest of stones on the rocky beaches, jealously guarding and often fighting over the best rocks.