The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is a South American
penguin, breeding in coastal Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands, with
The Magellanic penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is named in honour of the
maritime explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who first recorded it during an expedition
Magellanic Penguins were named after the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand
Magellan, who was the first to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean in
Magellanic Penguins - Spheniscus magellanicus: Penguins and Penguin
Conservation. Official web site of the International Penguin Conservation Work
Because of environmental changes which have displaced fish stocks the
Magellanic Penguins now have to swim a further 80 km to hunt, delaying a return
to the ...
Main Characteristics Magellanic Penguins are between 70 and 76 cms (28 - 30
inches) in height and they weigh between 4 and 6 kgs (8.8 and 13 lbs). They are
Jan 30, 2014 ... Rising temperatures are having a direct impact on Magellanic penguin chicks in
Argentina, threatening the long-term survival of the species.
adult (left) and juvenile (right) Magellanic penguins. mag chick face Magellanic
penguin chick. Measurements : Penguin weights differ depending on time of ...
The Magellanic penguin project began in 1982 as a result of a company's
intention to harvest Magellanic penguins and turn them into golf gloves, meat and
Range Description: Spheniscus magellanicus breeds on the Atlantic and Pacific
coasts of South America, in Argentina (at 63 sites), Chile (at least 10 locations), ...