Gallery description : pictures of galapagos islands

These birds usually live 15 - 20 years. The average weight of the galapagos penguin is 2kg - 4kg (4.4lbs - 8.8lbs). Galapagos Penguin is a bird that usually lives in rocky ocean islands. It has a feathers skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore.

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Facts about galapagos penguins
NameGalapagos Penguin
GenusSpheniscus
Weight2kg - 4kg (4.4lbs - 8.8lbs)
LifestyleColony
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size2
Life Span15 - 20 years
ClassAves
DietCarnivore
Distinctive FeaturesSmall body size and fully black head
KingdomAnimalia
FamilySpheniscidae
ColourBlack, white, grey
Conservation StatusEndangered
TypeBird
Main PreyKrill, fish, shrimp
OrderSphenisciformes
Skin TypeFeathers
Scientific NameSpheniscus mendiculus
PredatorsLeopard seal, killer whale, sharks
Size (H)48cm - 50cm (19in - 20in)
HabitatRocky ocean islands
Image Details
Description Pictures of galapagos islands. The South American Galapagos Island known for it's nature beauty.
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 865 pixels
File type JPG
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