The Falkland Islands and South Atlantic
PENGUINS, Falkland Islands and South Georgia


Five species of penguin breed regularly in the Falklands Islands. Ten species have been recorded there. King, Gentoo, Rockhopper and Macaroni penguins have a circumpolar distribution while the Magellanic is found only in South America.

King penguins

Gentoo penguins

Rockhopper penguins

Magellanic penguins

Macaroni penguins

Odd penguins and visitors


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