Great auk (Pinguinus impennis)

French: Grand Pingouin
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyAlcidae
GenusPinguinus (1)
Top facts

Classified as Extinct (EX) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the great auk is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

  1. IUCN Red List (September, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org