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King Penguin

Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller, JF, 1778

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus George Wagner 2016-04-01 St. Andrews Bay, Antarctica (Antarctica) (5 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332008
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Andrew Spencer 2015-02-12 Grytviken, South Georgia, South Georgia Island (British Antarctic Territory) (0 m) song -

natural vocalization; song from one of seven birds at close range on a gravel beach. While singing the bird would lift its head straight into the air, stand taller than usual, and hold its wings out slightly.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

214846
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Peter Boesman 2018-12-11 Bahía Inutil, XII Región, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) Call -

With melodious whistles of juveniles

449826
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Sander Lagerveld 2017-11-19 Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Macquarie Island (Australia) (2 m) call -

Recording equipment: Marantz PMD-661 mkIII / Sennheiser ME 67

Recording modified with Audacity 2.2.0: - normalized (-1.0 dB) - high pass filter (250 Hz / rolloff 36 dB) - fade in /fade out

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

396249
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Hichem MACHOUK 2020-04-14 Ratmanoff, Kerguelen (French Southern Territory) (0 m) adult, female, juvenile, male, song -

Manchotière

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

623802
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Andrew Spencer 2012-11-12 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) call -

natural vocalization; calls from two or three of 40+ birds in a colony located just off the waterfront along a small stream.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

115765
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Peter Boesman 2018-12-11 Bahía Inutil, XII Región, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) Call - [sono] 449827
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Fabrice Schmitt 2015-12-24 Fortuna Bay, Antarctica (Antarctica) (0 m) begging call, call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

318738
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Peter Boesman 2018-12-11 Bahía Inutil, XII Región, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) Call -

With melodious whistles of juveniles

449825
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Jim Holmes 2014-11-15 Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Macquarie Island (Australia) (10 m) call -

colony

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

206470
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus Frank R. Lambert Falkland Islands (Malvinas): Volunteer Point (-51.5, -57.8) , Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (Falkland Islands (Malvinas)) (0 m) calls - quality: good 7568
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Peter Boesman 2018-12-11 Bahía Inutil, XII Región, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) Call - [sono] 449824
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Sander Lagerveld 2017-11-19 Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Macquarie Island (Australia) (2 m) call -

Recording equipment: Marantz PMD-661 mkIII / Sennheiser ME 67

Recording modified with Audacity 2.2.0: - normalized (-5.0 dB) - high pass filter (250 Hz / rolloff 36 dB) - fade in /fade out

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

396252
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Fabrice Schmitt 0000-00-00 San Clemente, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (2 m) (A) -   102736
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus George Wagner 2016-03-31 Salisbury Plain, South Georgia, Antarctica (Antarctica) (5 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

332007
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Sander Lagerveld 2017-11-19 Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Macquarie Island (Australia) (2 m) call -

Recording equipment: Marantz PMD-661 mkIII / Sennheiser ME 67

Recording modified with Audacity 2.2.0: - normalized (-1.0 dB) - high pass filter (250 Hz / rolloff 36 dB) - fade in /fade out

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

396250
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Ross Gallardy 2015-04-15 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) call -

adults calling, high pitched call from juvenile bird

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295926
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Ross Gallardy 2015-04-15 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) call -

adults calling, high pitched call from juvenile bird

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295927
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Ross Gallardy 2015-04-15 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) begging call, call -

juvenile bird begging and adult calling while feeding juvenile

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295928
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus patagonicus Frank Lambert ?-?-? Volunteer Point, Falkland Islands, Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (Falkland Islands (Malvinas)) (? m) calls (B) - Previously published on AVoCet as AV7567. Certainty: 100%. ID determined by: seen. GPS: estimate from Wikipedia and Google Earth. digitized from cassette 67619
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Yannig Coulomb 2005-08-14 Petite manchotière, Possession Island, Crozet, Crozet (French Southern Territory) (2 m) begging call, song -

Various parent's songs and old-chick's calls around the colony in august, when they only recognise each other by their voices.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

286988
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Ross Gallardy 2015-04-15 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) call -

adults calling, high pitched call juvenile

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295921
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Ross Gallardy 2015-04-15 Bahia Inutil, San Clemente, XII Region, Magallanes y Antártica Chilena (Chile) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

295924
xeno-canto.org
King Penguin - Aptenodytes patagonicus Hans Verdaat 2018-01-25 Salisbury Plain, South Georgia, Antarctica (Antarctica) (0 m) sex uncertain, song -

https://observation.org/observation/148304039/

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

646410
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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