Your login:

Password:

Stay signed in

Enter your login name or your email address and click on Send reminder to receive a reminder by email.


Welcome Guest

Magellanic Penguin

Spheniscus magellanicus (Forster, JR, 1781)

The Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) is a South American penguin, 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. It is the most numerous of the Spheniscus penguins. Its nearest relatives are the African, the Humboldt and the Galápagos Penguins. The Magellanic penguin was named after Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who spotted the birds in 1520. Source: Wikipedia




(0 votes)
Photo powered by flickr.com.


Order:
  Sphenisciformes
Family:
  Spheniscidae
Genus:
  Spheniscus

Scientific:
  Spheniscus magellanicus

Citation:
  (Forster, JR, 1781)

Reference:
  Comment.Phys.Soc.Reg.Sci.Gotting. 3(1780) p.134,143 pl.5

Protonym:
  Aptenodytes magellanicus

Avibase ID:
  3B4B29E097464863

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3B4B29E0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 174464


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Spheniscus magellanicus: Patagonian coasts, Staten, Falkland and Juan Fernández islands
English:
Magellanic Penguin
Czech:
tučňák magellanský
German:
Magellanpinguin
Danish:
Magellanpingvin
Spanish:
Pingüino magallánico
Finnish:
patagonianpingviini
French:
Manchot de Magellan
Icelandic:
Magellansmörgæs
Italian:
Pinguino di Magellano
Japanese:
mazeranpengin
Japanese:
マゼランペンギン
Dutch:
Magelhaenpinguïn
Norwegian:
Magellanpingvin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Magellanpingvin
Polish:
pingwin magellanski
Portuguese:
Pingüim-de-magalhães
Portuguese (Brazil):
Pingüim-de-magalhães
Russian:
Магелланов пингвин
Slovak:
tučniak dvojpásy
Swedish:
magellanpingvin
Ukrainian:
Пінгвін магеланський
Chinese:
南美企鹅


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Manchot de Magellan ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Manchot de Magellan ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 1st edition:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 3rd edition:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 4th edition:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements, version 2015:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements, version 2016:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements, version 2017:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Clements, version 2018:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 1.50:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 1.52:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 1.53:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 1.54:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 1.55:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 2015:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 2016:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 2017:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
eBird version 2018:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
James Lee Peters:
Spheniscus magellanicus
James Lee Peters (original):
Spheniscus magellanicus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Spheniscus magellanicus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Magellanic Penguin ( Spheniscus magellanicus)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Spheniscus magellanicus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Spheniscus magellanicus

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

Your sightings

You must be logged in to view your sighting details. To register to myAvibase click here.

Related taxa

Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Magellaanpikkewyn, Magellaanse Pikkewyn
Catalan: Pingüí de Magallanes
Czech: Tucnák magellanský, tučňák magellanský
Danish: Magellanpingvin
German: Magellanpinguin
English: Magellanic Penguin
English (IOC): Magellanic Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino de Magallanes, Pingüino Magallánico, Pingüino Magellanico, Pingüino Magellánico, Pingüino patagónico
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino patagónico
Spanish (Chile): Pingüino de Magallanes
Spanish (Colombia): Pingüino de Magallanes
Spanish (Spain): Pingüino Magallánico
Spanish (HBW): Magellanic Penguin
Spanish (Peru): Pingüino de Magallanes
Spanish (Uruguay): Pingüino de Magallanes
Estonian: patagoonia pingviin
Finnish: Patagonianpingviini
French: Manchot de Magellan
Hebrew: פינגווין מאגלאן
Croatian: Magelanov pingvin
Hungarian: Magellán-pingvin
Icelandic: Magellansmörgæs
Italian: patagonico, Pinguino di Magellano
Japanese: mazerampengin, mazeranpengin
Japanese: マゼランペンギン
Scientific: Aptenodytes magellanicus, Spheniscus magellanicus
Lithuanian: Magelaninis pingvinas
Dutch: Magelhaenpinguïn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Magellanpingvin
Norwegian: Magellanpingvin
Polish: pingwin magellanski, pingwin magellański
Portuguese: naufragado, pato-do-mar, pato-marinho, penguim, pinguim, Pinguim de Magalhães, pinguim-de-Magalhã, Pingüim-de-magalhã, pinguim-de-Magalhães, Pingüim-de-magalhães
Portuguese (Brazil): naufragado, pato-do-mar, pato-marinho, penguim, pinguim, pinguim-de-Magalhães, Pingüim-de-magalhães
Portuguese (Portugal): Pinguim-de-magalhães
Russian: магелланов пингвин
Slovak: Tučniak dvojpásy
Serbian: Magelanov pingvin
Swedish: Magelhaen penguin, Magellanpingvin
Turkish: Macellan Pengueni, Magellenic Penguen
Ukrainian: Пінгвін магеланський
Chinese: 南美企鹅
Chinese (Traditional): 麥哲倫環企鵝

Avibase has been visited 280,222,272 times since 24 June 2003. © Denis Lepage | Privacy policy