Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Penguins :: Humboldt Penguin
Humboldt Penguin Spheniscus humboldti
Described by: Meyen (1834)
Alternate common name(s): Peruvian Penguin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
Select thumbnail to view larger image - Place cursor over image for image information
Select additional thumbnail page to view 2 more images.
RangePacific coast of cw. South America and adjacent waters;
Breeds from n. Peru (Lobos de Tierra Is. off Lambayeque) s. to c. Chile (Coquimbo, Santigo del Norte and offshore from Mejillones Bay).
Wanders as far s. as Valdiva, Chile s. to 40° S., but virtually nothing is known about its movements at sea.
No videos are available for this species
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Aves de Chile
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
Comments/ErrorsPlease email with errors/comments on this page or to donate photos.
If there is no family list to the left, you may have arrived at this page from a direct link.
Please select "Mangoverde World Bird Guide" to view the entire bird site.