Chinstrap penguins UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

  • New study shows, nesting chinstrap penguins get more than 11 hours of sleep per day.

  • According to a study, these birds nod off thousands of times per day.

  • Only four seconds at a time.

  • Those microsleeps can fulfil at least some of the benefits of longer sleep bouts.

Chinstrap penguins

  • The chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarcticus) is a medium-sized flightless seabird in the penguin family

  • It is native to the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions, particularly the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. 

  • The population of chinstrap penguins is estimated at about 12 million pairs, making it the most abundant penguin species. 

  • Chinstrap penguins are easily distinguished by their distinctive black head markings

  • They have a white face with a narrow black band extending from one side of the head to the other under the chin. 

  • Their upper body is black, while their underbody is white. They have orange beaks and red feet.



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