Monday 19 January 2009

Little Penguin, Watson's Bay

I was fishing, here, off Watson's Bay rocks this afternoon when a flipping penguin popped up to say hello! After a quick tug on my bait it sped off up the coast. I was pretty relieved to have a hooked penguin off my conscience but can't help wondering how it would have tasted.

But seriously, there is a small, endangered population of these lovely birds just around the North Head at Manly: the only mainland group in New South Wales. They are thought to number only sixty pairs.


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