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Magellanic Penguin

Spheniscus magellanicus

Description:

Bird of the Sphenisciform Order, belongs to the Spheniscidae family. Common along the Patagonia' shore, I took pictures of ths incredible bird in Peninsula Valdez, Chubut Province.

Habitat:

Oceanic shore of Patagonia, Southern Argentina. It spend more of the life time in the sea, but goes to the shore to nest and reproduce. Peninsula Valdez, as other sanctuaries in Patagonia are one of thir favourite placer to reproduce.


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AshleyT
AshleyT 9 hours ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

CHB, Argentina

Lat: -42.30, Long: -63.59

Spotted on Feb 17, 2011
Submitted on Nov 12, 2017

Spotted for mission

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