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Spheniscus magellanicus
Magellanic Penguin (Eng) Magelhaenpinguïn (Ned)
Keywords: Bird;Sphenisciformes;Spheniscidae

Spheniscus magellanicus

Magellanic Penguin (Eng) Magelhaenpinguïn (Ned)

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Album name:martheijnens / Sphenisciformes
Keywords:Bird / Sphenisciformes / Spheniscidae
Photonumber, location and date:200510432, Argentina/Peninsula Valdes/Puerto Piramides, 23-02-2005
Habitat:Magellanic penguins travel in large flocks when hunting for food. They feed in the water, preying on cuttlefish, squid, krill, and other crustaceans. In breeding season, these birds gather in large nesting colonies.
Origin/distribution, remarks:Breeding in coastal Argentina, Chile and the Falkland Islands, with some migrating to Brazil where they are occasionally seen as far north as Rio de Janeiro.
Filesize:152 KiB
Date added:Feb 22, 2017
Dimensions:1200 x 900 pixels
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