The Dulcet Tones of Gentoo Penguins

February 17th, 2010 at 10:50 am (AST) by Jake Richter

We’ve had very little Internet access, but here’s a new sensory experience. I recorded about a half minute of the sounds of a Gentoo penguin colony on Cuverville Island on the Antarctic Peninsula yesterday. Press the play button (sideways triangle) on the player below to start the sounds.

Gentoo Penguin Colony Sounds

Here’s a photo of the area I recorded the sound:

A small part of the Gentoo penguin colony on Cuverville Island

A small part of the Gentoo penguin colony on Cuverville Island

 

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2 Responses to “The Dulcet Tones of Gentoo Penguins”

  1. Jean Wood Says:

    Cool. What a trill-ing sound. Sorry (:

    Thanks. I feel like I was there for a minute!

  2. Mercy Says:

    Way cool!!