Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Penguins :: Magellanic Penguin
Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus
Described by: Forster, J. R. (1781)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
RangeS. South America and adjacent waters;
Breeds from c. Chile (Juan Fernandez Is. off the coast of Aconcagua, St. Maria Is., Arauco, Valdiva, s. through the is. of Tierra del Fuego, Cape Horn and Diego Rameriz Is. in the Drake Straits), Falkland Is., Argentina (Staten Is., Pt. Tombo, Pt. Clara and the Valdes Peninsula in Chubut n. to the Gulf of San Matias (?)).
Winters n. to 30° S., Coquimbo, n. Chile in the Pacific Ocean and Uruguay and s. Brazil to 23° S. (Rio de Janeiro, and Bahia) in the Atlantic Ocean.
No videos are available for this species
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.