WoRMS taxon details

Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778

212656  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212656)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 94 cm. Plumage: Head, wings and tail black; belly white; back blue-grey; black line from back of head extending down...  
Description Length: 94 cm. Plumage: Head, wings and tail black; belly white; back blue-grey; black line from back of head extending down sides separates grey back from white belly; bright orange patch behind ear extends into yellow-orange upper breast. Immature paler. Bare parts: iris dark brown; upper mandible black lower mandible black with red line at base; legs and feet black. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Aptenodytes patagonicus Miller, 1778. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212656 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Category Visitor [details]

Description Length: 94 cm. Plumage: Head, wings and tail black; belly white; back blue-grey; black line from back of head extending down sides separates grey back from white belly; bright orange patch behind ear extends into yellow-orange upper breast. Immature paler. Bare parts: iris dark brown; upper mandible black lower mandible black with red line at base; legs and feet black. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch koningspinguïn  [details]
English king penguin  [details]
French manchot royal  [details]
German Königspinguin  [details]