Pinguinus impennis


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Synonyms for Pinguinus impennis

large flightless auk of rocky islands off northern Atlantic coasts

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An identification of the El Pendo and Cosquer panels as auks or as seabirds nesting colonially is more reasonable than assigning them more narrowly to Pinguinus impennis - even though the excavated middens show that more Great Auk were taken by Palaeolithic hunters than any other species the drawings might represent.
Presence du Grand Pingouin, Pinguinus impennis (Aves, Charadriiformes) dens le Pleistocene du Portugal, Geobios 24(2): 201-5.