An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America


Penguins in the tropics?? Yes! Two species, the Galapagos Penguin and the Humboldt Penguin are found off the coast of Peru and Ecuador.

Humboldt Penguin
Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldti) with Peruvian Booby
Islas Ballestas, Peru
At Islas de Ballestas the Boobies outnumber the Penguins by hundreds to one.

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