The Little Blue Penguin is one of the smallest of all penguins and breeds along much of our coast. It spends most of its time at sea fishing for small fish close to our shores and come ashore to sleep.
Penguins cannot fly and stand upright and waddle along on land. They are wonderfully fast swimmers and float along on the sea and then dive rapidly to catch their prey.
They nest and roost ashore in caves and make burrows in clefts in rocks and sometimes even under baches (small beach homes). They also are very renowned for their noisy behaviour as they settle down at night.
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