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  Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica)

Chinstrap Penguin | Pygoscelis antarctica photo
Chinstrap Penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica).

Image by Gilad Rom from Israel - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Chinstrap Penguin | Pygoscelis antarctica photo
Chinstrap Penguin with chicks

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Chinstrap Penguin | Pygoscelis antarctica photo
Chinstrap Penguin

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CHINSTRAP PENGUIN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pygoscelis antarctica in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Pygoscelis
Species:antarctica
Common Name:Chinstrap Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Adelie Penguin (P. adeliae)
  Gentoo Penguin (P. papua)