Order
Sphenisciformes
Family
Spheniscidae
Genus
Aptenodytes
 
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King Penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

Isabel Martínez, Francesc Jutglar, and Ernest Garcia
Version: 1.0 — Published February 25, 2014

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Recommended Citation

Martínez, I., F. Jutglar, and E. F. J. Garcia (2014). King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved from Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive: https://birdsoftheworld.org/hbw/species/kinpen1/1.0