麦哲伦企鹅

2017-06-09 13:56:56 | 

麦哲伦企鹅

学  名:Spheniscus magellanicus

英文名:Magellanic Penguin

分  类:企鹅目 企鹅科

分  布:阿根廷智利、富克兰群岛

生活习性:麦哲伦企鹅是温带企鹅中最大一个种类,主要分布在多风暴的、岩石耸立的南美洲南海岸,每年9月,在巴西渡过冬天后就回到阿根廷和智利进行繁殖。属群居性动物,在茂密的草丛或灌木丛中营巢,捕食鱼、虾和甲壳类动物。4-5岁性成熟,每窝产卵2枚,寿命约15年。

Scientific Name:Spheniscus magellanicus

English Name:Magellanic Penguin

Category:Sphenisciformes   Spheniscidae

Distribution:Argentina, Chile and Falkland Islands

Habits and Characteristics:The Magellanic Penguin is the largest species of the temperate penguins. They are mainly distributed along the stormy, rocky coast shores of South America. The breeding season begins in September each year, when the penguins migrate from Brazil to Argentina and Chile. Those social animals, build the nests in the thick grass or bushes. They feed on fish, krill and crustaceans. They become sexually mature at the age of 4-5 and two eggs are laid each litter after mating. They can live up to 15 years.