The Penguins of St. Kilda

Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)!  This is the smallest species of penguin.  Super cute

The St. Kilda pier of Melbourne, Victoria, is known for its little penguin colony. If you are in Melbourne, it is well worth braving the wind and salt spray to watch them at dusk out on the breakwater. These are the smallest penguins in the world.

St. Kilda Pier

St. Kilda Pier, this is not a black and white photo, but it looks like one!

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There are a million kite surfers…I am surprised their lines do not get tangled.

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A water rat (Hydromys chrysogaster) swimming

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As the sun set, it hit the top of this building, which lit up like a spotlight

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Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)!  This is the smallest species of penguin.  Super cute

Little Penguin (Eudyptula minor)! This is the smallest species of penguin. Super cute

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Penguin swimming

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