3.237. As penguins selected from water on the surface of the ice? On the ice (or bank) selected penguin jumping out of the water: is immersed to a depth and then rapidly rises, takes off from the water and gently lands on the feet to the surface of the ice. 3.238. Which bird is a record for the diving depth? Of all the birds deeper dives royal penguin. In search of food, he plunges to a depth of 300 meters or more. The greatest diver among flying birds - the loon, able to dive to a depth of 80 meters.