Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Penguins :: Jackass Penguin
Jackass Penguin Spheniscus demersus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Cape Penguin, Black-footed Penguin, African Penguin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeS. Africa and surrounding waters;
Breeds on about 25 small is. from Walvis Bay, cw. Namibia, s. and e. around the Cape of Good Hope (Dassen and Dyer Is.) to Algoa Bay, South Africa.
Occasionally wanders n. to ex. s. Angola in the w. and ex. s. Mozambique (Delagoa Bay, Inhaca Is.) in the e.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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