PENGUINS   -   SPHENISCIDAE


Humboldt Penguin - Spheniscus humboldti
Humboldt Penguin
Spheniscus humboldti
Pucusana, Lima department, Peru.
This penguin inhabits the Pacific coast of South America from Peru to Chile. It has only one black band on the underparts (compare with Magellanic). (S6)


Galapagos Penguin - Spheniscus mendiculus
Galapagos Penguin
Spheniscus mendiculus
Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.
The world's only penguin with a range restricted entirely to the tropics. (S5)


Magellanic Penguin - Spheniscus magellanicus
Magellanic Penguin
Spheniscus magellanicus
Carcass Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
This penguin is found in southern South America and the Falklands. (S8)


Magellanic Penguin - Spheniscus magellanicus
Magellanic Penguin
Spheniscus magellanicus
Carcass Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas).
(S8)


Magellanic Penguin - Spheniscus magellanicus
Magellanic Penguin
Spheniscus magellanicus
Valdes Peninsula, Chubut province, Argentina.
It's quite common along southern Atlantic coast of Argentina. I took many photos of it in this region, so I created a special gallery devoted to it. (S6)


Southern Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Southern Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome
West Point Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
The first stop on the Falklands, South Georgia, and Antarctica cruise I went on in 2015 was a mixed Rockhopper Penguin and Black-browed Albatross colony on West Point Island. It was absolutely midblowing and set the tone for the rest of the trip. I'd go back in a second! (S8)


Southern Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Southern Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome
West Point Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
(S8)


Southern Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Southern Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome
West Point Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
(S8)


Southern Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Southern Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome
West Point Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
(S8)


Southern Rockhopper Penguin - Eudyptes chrysocome
Southern Rockhopper Penguin
Eudyptes chrysocome
West Point Island, Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Juvenile. (S8)



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