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Chinstrap Penguin

(Pygoscelis antarctica)
Alternate name(s): "Ringed Penguin", "Bearded Penguin", "Stonecracker Penguin"
Size: 69-77 cm
Weight: 3-5 kg
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Chinstrap Penguin at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Lateral view of a Chinstrap Penguin; click on photo to compare it with a Gentoo Penguin, left, and an Adelie Penguin, right (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Antarctica, January 2005]

Lateral view of a Chinstrap Penguin; click on photo to compare it with an Adelie Penguin (photo courtesy of M. Mearns)
[Antarctica, January 2005]

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