Sphenisciformes

Penguins (Spheniscidae)

HBW 1, p. 140

  • Medium-sized to large, flightless seabirds with thick-set body, short, robust legs, and wings compressed to form flippers.
  • Antarctic and Australasian Regions; marginal in Afrotropical and Neotropical.
  • Marine, mainly in cold waters of Antarctic and subantarctic.
  • 6 genera, 17 species, 26 taxa.
  • 10 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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6 genera, 17 species

1264 files covering
6 genera (100%)
17 species (100%)

 

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6 genera (100%)
17 species (100%)
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6 genera (100%)
17 species (100%)
    27 sound recordings covering
6 genera (100%)
12 species (71%)
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