All nesting sites have a magnificent
- Aptenodytes forsteri
Nesting-site is a bit of a misnomer really as emperor penguins don't have nests. The egg and then chick sit on the parents feet while they develop and the parent can shuffle along carrying them, so there is no actual fixed spot, just an area where groups of penguins congregate.
This picture by Jerome Maison. © 2005 Bonne Pioche
Productions / Alliance De Production Cinematographique.
From the Warner Brothers film The March of the Penguins used here by permission of Warner Brothers.