Taxon profile


Gentoo Penguin
Pygoscelis papua (J. R. Forster, 1781)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Sphenisciformes - penguins »  family Spheniscidae - penguins »  genus Pygoscelis

IUCN category:Near Threatened


juvenile animal



Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Pygoscelis papua ellsworthi Murphy, 1947 - Antarctic Gentoo Penguin
subspecies Pygoscelis papua papua (J. R. Forster, 1781) - Subantarctic Gentoo Penguin

Pygoscelis papua papua - Subantarctic Gentoo Penguin

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [c2416723-35c6-4694-9897-92f966b6d324]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pygoscelis papua (J.R. Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3850]

Bird Life [] [as Pygoscelis papua (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Pygoscelis papua]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [173499]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Pygoscelis papua Forester, 1781]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2016
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [] [as Pygoscelis papua (Forster, JR, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22697755]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pygoscelis papua (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pygoscelis papua (Forster, 1781)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pygoscelis papua]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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