SEARCH THIS SITE

OzAnimals.com
Australian Wildlife

  Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus)





Magellanic Penguin | Spheniscus magellanicus photo
Magellanic penguin near Punta Arenas, Chile

Image by NASA - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Magellanic Penguin | Spheniscus magellanicus photo
Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) -adult and 2 chicks, Chile.

Image by Guglielmo Celata - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Magellanic Penguin | Spheniscus magellanicus photo
Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus), East Falkland

Image by Ben Tubby - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Magellanic Penguin | Spheniscus magellanicus photo
Magellanic penguin (Peninsula Valdés, Patagonia, Argentina)

Image by Michaël CATANZARITI - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

MAGELLANIC PENGUIN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Spheniscus magellanicus 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:Spheniscus
Species:magellanicus
Common Name:Magellanic Penguin