Taxon profile


Chinstrap Penguin
Pygoscelis antarcticus (J. R. Forster, 1781)

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

Scientific synonyms

Aptenodytes antarctica Forster, 1781
Pygoscelis antarctica (Forster, 1781)

Least Concern LC


Taxon in country check-lists


Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22697761]

Bird Life [] [as Pygoscelis antarcticus (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22697761]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pygoscelis antarcticus (Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Australian Faunal Directory [308b31e9-61bc-4584-a85c-e36b840f740c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pygoscelis antarcticus (J.R. Forster, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 7 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Pygoscelis antarcticus (Forster, JR, 1781)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
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 antarcticus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Pygoscelis antarcticus J. R. Forster, 1781]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Pygoscelis antarctica (Forster, 1781)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Pygoscelis antarcticus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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