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Galapagos Penguin Spheniscus mendiculus

Described by: Sundevall (1871)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Fernandina Island, Galapagos, Ecuador - Jul, 1999 © Allen Chartier  Galapagos, Ecuador - Aug, 1998 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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W. Galapagos Is. and adjacent waters;
Restricted range;
Breeds on Fernandina and the w. coast of Isabela Is. from just n. of Cape Berkeley s. to Iguana Cove. Juveniles wander to e. Isabela (Villamil and vicinity Cowley Is.), James (vicinity of Bartholomew Is.), n. Santa Cruz (vicinity of Guy Fawkes Is.), e. Baltra and n. Floreana Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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