Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus



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Barrionuevo, M., and E. Frere 2016. Delayed start of full incubation is related to a delayed brood patch development in Magellanic Penguins Spheniscus magellanicus. Bird Study 63: 353-358.

Koehn, L.E., J.J. Hard, E.P. Akst, and P.D. Boersma. 2016. Natural selection on morphology varies among years and by sex in Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus). Auk 133: 783-805.

Pütz, K., L. Hiriart-Bertrand, A. Simeone, V. Riquelme, R. Reyes-Arriagada and B. Lüthi 2011. Entanglement and drowning of a Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus) in a gill net recorded by a time-depth recorder in south-central Chile. Waterbirds 34: 121-125.

Raya Rey, A., K. Pütz, G. Scioscia, B. Lüthi, and A. Schiavini. 2012. Sexual differences in the foraging behaviour of Magellanic Penguins related to stage of breeding. Emu 112: 90-96.

Raya Rey, A., K. Pütz, A. Simeone, L. Hiriart-Bertrand, R. Reyes-Arriagada, V. Riquelme, and B. Lüthi. 2013. Comparative foraging behaviour of sympatric Humboldt and Magellanic Penguins reveals species-specific and sex-specific strategies. Emu 113: 145-153.

Reyes-Arriagada, R., L. Hiriart-Bertrand, V. Riquelme, A. Simeone, K. Pütz, B. Lüthi, and A. Raya Rey. 2013. Population trends of a mixed-species colony of Humboldt and Magellanic penguins in southern Chile after establishing a protected area. Avian Conservation and Ecology 8(2): 13

Rezende, G.C., P. Baldassin, H. Gallo, and R.J. Silva 2013. Ecological aspects of helminth fauna of Magellanic penguins, Spheniscus magellanicus (aves: Spheniscidae), from the northern coast of the State of São Paulo. Brazilian Journal of Biology 73: 61-66.

Sala J.E., R.P. Wilson, and F. Quintana. 2012. How much is too much? Assessment of prey consumption by Magellanic Penguins in Patagonian Cclonies. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51487. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051487

Skewgar, E., P.D. Boersma, and A. Simeone. 2014. Winter migration of Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) along the southeastern Pacific. Waterbirds 37: 203-209.

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Villanueva, C., B.G. Walker, and M. Bertellotti. 2012. A matter of history: effects of tourism on physiology, behaviour and breeding parameters in Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus) at two colonies in Argentina. Journal of Ornithology 153: 219-228.

Wagner, E. L., and P. D. Boersma (2019) Food allocation and feeding behaviours of Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus, adults and chicks. Animal Behaviour 148: 161-168.

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Recommended Citation

Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscus magellanicus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: