WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758)

212659  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212659)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 60 cm. Plumage: Adult black above...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 60 cm. Plumage: Adult black above white below with black band extending from upper breast down sides of body to feet, occasionally with a second narrower complete or incomplete black neck band and very sparce black spotting on belly; face black with broad white band separating face patch from crown and back of head. Immature sooty black on back, white on belly with sparce black spotting. Bare parts: iris hazel; bill black with cream band behind tip; feet blackwith pink blotches; skin above eye red. [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Spheniscus demersus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212659 on 2017-12-11

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 60 cm. Plumage: Adult black above white below with black band extending from upper breast down sides of body to feet, occasionally with a second narrower complete or incomplete black neck band and very sparce black spotting on belly; face black with broad white band separating face patch from crown and back of head. Immature sooty black on back, white on belly with sparce black spotting. Bare parts: iris hazel; bill black with cream band behind tip; feet blackwith pink blotches; skin above eye red. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Listed in the SA Red Data Bk. & IUCN Red Data Bk. as Vulnerable [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzwartvoetpinguïn  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjackass penguinUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrican penguin  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormanchot du Cap  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrillenpinguin  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAfrika pengueni  [details]