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

Photographs

New Island, Falkland Islands - Feb, 2001 © Stuart MacKay  New Island, Falkland Islands - Feb, 2001 © Stuart MacKay  Tierra del Fuego, Chile - Dec, 2005 © Arthur Grosset  Seno Otway, Punta Arenas, Chile - Feb 10, 2003 © Peter R. Bono  Seno Otway, Punta Arenas, Chile - Feb 10, 2003 © Peter R. Bono 
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Range

S. 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.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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