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Stone-cracker Alternate name
Pygoscelis antarctica Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
Males 68 cm - females are smaller Length
Rocky shoreline, coastal inshore water, pelagic deep water. Breeds:- Antarctica Mainland, South Georgia Island, South Sandwich Isl and Bouvet Island. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs, are incubated by both parents for 37 days. The chicks stay in the nest for 20–30 days before they go to join a creche. At around 50–60 days they moult and go to sea. Clutch
Fish, squid.. Food  
Gregarious Habits
3832 - TSN: 723249 World Number
Least Concern Status

By elgalopino elgalopino February 27, 2011© all rights reserved

Half Moon Island, Antarctica 2011 62°35'44 S 59°54'12 W

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved


Chinstrap Penguin Santiago Imberti  Baily's Head, Deception Is. Antarctica XC14606 call (A)

Video by  karohemd

Czech: Tucnák uzdickový, tučňák uzdičkový
Danish: Rempingvin
German: Kehlstreifpinguin, Zügelpinguin
English: Antarctic Penguin, Bearded Penguin, Chinstrap Penguin, Ringed Penguin, Stone-cracker
Spanish: Pingüino Barbijo, Pingüino de barbijo
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino de barbijo
Estonian: valjaspingviin
Finnish: Myssypingviini
French: Manchot ŕ jugulaire, Manchot antarctique, Manchot barbu
Hebrew: פינגווין לבן-סנטר
Italian: Pigoscelide dell'Antartide, Pinguino dal collare, Pinguino dell'Antartide
Japanese: higepengin
Japanese: ヒゲペンギン
Latin: Pygoscelis antarctica, Pygoscelis antarcticus
Lithuanian: Antarktinis pingvinas
Dutch: Keelband- Of Storm, Keelband- Of Stormbandpinguďn, Kinbandpinguďn, Stormbandpinguďn
Norwegian: Ringpingvin
Polish: pingwin maskowy
Russian: антарктический пингвин
Slovak: tucniak ciapockatý, Tučniak čiapočkatý
Swedish: Hakremspingvin
Chinese: 纹颊企鹅
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