Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Penguins :: Gentoo Penguin

Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua

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  New Island, Falkland Islands - Feb, 2001 © Stuart MacKay  Carcass Island, Falkland Islands - Nov 13, 2004 © Michael G. Shepard  Macquarie Island, Australia - Date unknown © Barrie Jamieson 
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Range

Circumpolar; Southern Ocean; Sw. Atlantic Ocean;
Three breeding population on subantarctic is.;
(1) South Georgia, Staten Is. off s. Argentina and Falkland Is. in the s. Atlantic Ocean. In the s. Indian Ocean on Marion, Prince Edward, Crozet, Kerguelen and Heard Is. In the s. Pacific Ocean on Macquarie and Balleny Is. Disperses n. to Tasmania, Campbell Is. and New Zealand.
(2) In the s. Atlantic Ocean off the Antarctic Peninsula s. to ca. 65S (Antarctica), South Shetlands, South Sandwich, South Orkney Is.

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

References

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

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