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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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givernykate

Date

November 21, 2014

Description

King Penguin at Kelly Tarltons

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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john_barkla

Date

January 23, 2014

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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davetv

Date

March 5, 2015 06:22 PM HST

Description

A King penguin, possibly a juvenile, standing on the beach at Doughboy Bay.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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greglasley

Date

February 3, 2005

Description

King Penguin
Aptenodytes patagonicus
Grytviken, South Georgia
3 February 2005

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

January 25, 1981 12:30 AM AEST

Description

Penned with rockhopper penguins. Whipsnade Zoo.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

January 11, 1931

Description

Single adult in photo.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

November 27, 1931

Description

3 adult group in photo

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ctnash

Date

November 8, 2011 11:32 AM CLST

Description

Hundreds on nesting beach. Adults, newly hatched and moulting juveniles.

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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meurkc

Date

December 14, 1995

Description

Sandy Bay; large colony; here adult and chick

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ecologyelise

Date

February 25, 2010

Description

Melanistic individual

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

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ecologyelise

Date

February 23, 2010

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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

February 22, 2010

Description

At Godthul

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Description from Wikipedia

The King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) is the second largest species of penguin at about 11 to 16 kg (24 to 35 lb), second only to the Emperor Penguin. There are two subspecies—A. p. patagonicus and A. p. halli; patagonicus is found in the South Atlantic and halli elsewhere.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.