left button
Sign in with Google
right button
Search
Penguin, Emperor
 
0 Followers
Bird Info
Bird Info
Photos
Observations
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Aptenodytes forsteri
Location(s):
Argentina, Australasia, Australia, Chile, Global, New Zealand, South America Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
A survey of satellite images from 2009 has confirmed the presence of 46 colonies containing c.238,000 breeding pairs, suggesting a total of c.595,000 individuals (Fretwell et al . 2012). ...
Read More
Wikipedia
The Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species and is endemic to Antarctica. The male and female are similar in plumage and size, reaching 122 cm (48 in) in height and weighing anywhere from 22 to 45 kg (49 to 99 lb). The dorsal side and head are black and sharply delineated from the white belly, pale-yellow breast and bright-yellow ear patches. Like all penguins it is flightless, with a streamlined body, and wings stiffened and flattened into flippers for a marine habitat. ...
Read More