Part of a set of 15 bird stamps issued by the Falkland Islands in 1960.
The Gentoo Penguin is a very rare vagrant to South African
but is a common penguin in the sub-antarctic
regions with a circumpolar distribution.
Stamps issued by Falkland Islands
in 1952 (George V) and 1955 (Elizabeth II).
These are part of larger sets.
It is a large penguin, about 80 cm tall, weighing about 6 kgs.
Only one penguin has been recorded in SA waters.
It is a timid penguin
Miniature sheet issued by Gambia in 1999
as part of a larger set of Sea Birds of the World.