Patagonia: Watch for those penguins

Posted by Fodor's Editors on September 23, 2010 at 2:00:00 AM EDT | Post a Comment

In late September about 2,000 Magellanic penguin couples begin to arrive at Pinguinera de Seno Otway, a desolate and windswept land off the Otway Sound, about 40 miles northwest of Puerto Arenas. They mate and lay their eggs in early October, and brood their eggs in November. The penguins depart from the sound in late March.

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