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Which penguins can we find in Chile?

Magellanic Penguins in Puñihuil Islets Chiloe, Chile

Magellanic Penguins in Puñihuil Islets

The different climates and ecosystems of Chile have allowed several species of penguins to inhabit our territory. These flightless birds tend to live in cold waters and due to the currents that affect our country, Chile has become an ideal place for their development and reproduction.

Humboldt penguin

This species lives in places that are affected by the Humboldt current, in the Pacific Ocean. In Chile, is possible to find them from the Arica and Parinacota Region to the Chiloé Archipelago.Worldwide, Chile has the biggest colony of this kind of penguin, which is located in a national reserve dedicated to the protection of it, in the Coquimbo Region.

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