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They have the most unpredictable breeding calendar of any penguins with the first egg being laid in some locations between May and August and in others between September and December or June and August.
These penguins are able to raise two pairs of chicks in one breeding season, an ability unique among penguins.
If there is thick fog and low visibility, they remain offshore.
During the breeding period in which they are incubating eggs, foraging take two to three days.
Standing height: 36 to 43 cm (13 to 15 in) Length, the measurement from the tip of the beak to the end of the tail, is several inches longer.
Weight: 0.9-1.4 kg (2-3 lb) The weight of these penguins varies seasonally.
Later they hide for most of the day in burrows, and in breeding season, in their nest burrow.Adult Little Blue Penguins usually forage every day about 25 km (15.5 mi) from shore in shallow waters where prey is close to the surface.They leave land at dawn under cover of darkness, spend the day at sea foraging in small groups, and return to land at dusk, again under cover of darkness.The Little Blue is the smallest model in the Aquarium's three model penguin size comparison display. The display is a very popular phographic opportunity. Fisher The Aquarium’s Little Blue Penguin is one of three models in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat that illustrate the wide size range among the world’s penguins.
The Little Blue is the smallest of the three penguin models, (Emperor, Magellanic, and Little Blue), that provide our visitors with a ‘photographic moment’.The shade of blue varies by geographic location of the penguins.