Spheniscidae, Bonaparte, 1831

Somenzari, Marina, Amaral, Priscilla Prudente do, Cueto, Víctor R., Guaraldo, André de Camargo, Jahn, Alex E., Lima, Diego Mendes, Lima, Pedro Cerqueira, Lugarini, Camile, Machado, Caio Graco, Martinez, Jaime, Nascimento, João Luiz Xavier do, Pacheco, José Fernando, Paludo, Danielle, Prestes, Nêmora Pauletti, Serafini, Patrícia Pereira, Silveira, Luís Fábio, Sousa, Antônio Emanuel Barreto Alves de, Sousa, Nathália Alves de, Souza, Manuella Andrade de, Telino-Júnior, Wallace Rodrigues & Whitney, Bret Myers, 2018, An overview of migratory birds in Brazil, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 58, pp. 1-66: 36

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11606/1807-0205/2018.58.03

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AE87D9-FFAA-3402-A252-783583C0FAF3

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scientific name

Spheniscidae
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Spheniscidae  

Aptenodytes patagonicus (VAG)   : occurs on the Malvinas / Falklands and South Georgia, from Marion Island east to Macquarie ( Martínez, 1992). The subspecies A. p. patagonicus   breeds on the Malvinas /Falklands and South Georgia, and it is considered vagrant in Brazil, where there are records for RJ and RS ( Mohr, 2004; Barquete et al., 2006).

Eudyptes chrysolophus (VAG)   : occurs on the South Atlantic and South Indian oceans, mainly on subantarctic islands, but it also breeds in small numbers south of the Antarctica Peninsula ( Martínez, 1992; Grantsau, 2010). There are occasional records in southern Brazil in the mouth of the Chuí River/RS in July 1964 that were associated with the collection of a voucher specimen ( Belton, 1984; MZUSP 60062).

Eudyptes chrysocome (VAG)   : occurs in Cape Horn, Malvinas /Falklands, Prince Edward Island to the Antipodes in the South Atlantic Ocean (from Tristan da Cunha to Gough Islands), and in the South Indian Ocean (in St. Paul and Amsterdam Islands) ( Martínez, 1992). The subspecies E. c. chrysocome   breeds in Tierra del Fuego and adjacent islands (Ildefonso and Diego Ramírez), and in Malvinas /Falklands. In Brazil, it is considered vagrant and occurs occasionally in RS ( Belton, 1994; Barquete et al., 2006) with one specimen collected in July (MNRJ 33381).