We here at 10,000 Birds are unsure how today became Penguin Awareness Day (though some jingoists think it’s National Penguin Awareness Day) but here we are, being aware of penguins.  Enjoy Charlie’s marvelous photos of Motherly Love Penguin-Style and remember the sad day when Silo and Scrappy broke up.

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Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy, their son, Desmond Shearwater, and their indoor cat, B.B. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.