A St Kilda home for Little Blue penguins

As the sun sets over the breakwater at the end of St Kilda pier, Little Blue penguins begin to come out of hiding.

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Little Blues are the smallest members of the penguin famly. The 400-meter St Kilda breakwater is home to a colony of over 1000 of the protected species. Every evening the penguins return to their nests after a day foraging for food at sea.

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With their deep blue markings, the tiny seabirds blend well into the breakwater’s rocky crevasses.

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Location: Melbourne, Australia