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Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus



Family: Spheniscidae (Penguins)

Authority: (Forster, 1781)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bcde+3bcde+4bcde

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Justification of Red List category
This species has fluctuated in numbers in different parts of its range, but overall moderately rapid declines are thought to have been sustained and as a result it is listed as Near Threatened.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 2,340,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Spheniscus magellanicus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.