Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti)

Scaled collection of drawings of Humboldt Penguin in front and side poses

The migrant Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) got its name from the German explorer Alexander von Humboldt. It is medium-sized and endemic to South America, especially on the western side. Male and females are differentiated by head width, and bill length as males possess longer bills. The feathers on the chest are white, and those on the back are blackish-grey. The head is black but with white stripes under the eyes. These stripes also wrap around the head and connect at the chin. It is differentiated from other species that it co-exists with, like the Magellan penguin by a solid, black breast band. This feature also separates it from juveniles that have no breast-bands. The Humboldt penguin shows different vocalizations for communicating in different ways.

Pair of back and resting poses of the Humboldt Penguin

Humboldt Penguins have an overall height between 24”-28” (61-71 cm) and body width of 7.9”-9.4” (20-24 cm). The typical weight of the Humboldt Penguin is in the range of 8-13 lb (3.6-6 kg). Humboldt Penguins have lifespans between 10-20 years.

Details

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Height:
24”-28” | 61-71 cm
Width:
7.9”-9.4” | 20-24 cm
Depth:
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Weight:
8-13 lb | 3.6-6 kg
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Scientific Name:
Spheniscus humboldti
Lifespan:
10-20 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Humboldt Penguin side elevations, front, back

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Penguins are a species of flightless aquatic birds that live south of the equator with the exception of one species that lives on Galapagos Island. Having adapted for water instead of air, the penguin’s wings have evolved from wings to flippers; useful for propelling the penguin through the water.

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