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
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RangeCircumpolar; 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. 65°S (Antarctica), South Shetlands, South Sandwich, South Orkney Is.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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