Family Overview

Great penguins (Aptenodytes)
King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus

Emperor penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri


Brush-tailed penguins (Pygoscelis)

Adélie penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae

Chinstrap penguin, Pygoscelis antarctica

Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua


Banded penguins (Spheniscus)
Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus

Humboldt penguin, Spheniscus humboldti

Galapagos penguin, Spheniscus mendiculus

African penguin, Spheniscus demersus


Crested penguins (Eudyptes)
Fiordland penguin, Eudyptes pachyrynchus

Snares penguin, Eudyptes robustus

Erect-crested penguin, Eudyptes sclateri

Rockhopper penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome

Royal penguin, Eudyptes schlegeli (disputed)

Macaroni penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus


Little penguins (Eudyptula)
Little blue penguin, (Eudyptula minor)



Yellow-eyed penguin, Megadyptes antipodes

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