Adélie penguin

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Adélie penguin
Hope Bay-2016-Trinity Peninsula–Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) 04.jpg
Hope Bay, Antarcticae
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Faimily: Spheniscidae
Genus: Pygoscelis
Species: P. adeliae
Binomial name
Pygoscelis adeliae
(Hombron & Jacquinot, 1841)
Pygoscelis adeliae Distribuzione.jpg
Distribution o the Adélie penguin
Nestin steids in reid

The Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) is a species o penguin common alang the entire Antarctic coast, which is thair anly residence. Thay are amang the maist sootherly distributit o aw seabirds, as are the Emperor Penguin, the Sooth Polar Skua, the Wilson's Storm Petrel, the Snaw Petrel, an the Antarctic Petrel. In 1840, French splorer Jules Dumont d'Urville named them for his wife, Adélie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Pygoscelis adeliae". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013.