Endemic Animals of Falkland Islands








Falkland steamer duck
Falkland steamer duck
The Falkland steamer duck is a steamer duck native to the Falkland Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean. It is one of only two bird species endemic to the Falkland Islands, the other being Cobb's wren.
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Falkland steamer duck
Blackish cinclodes
Blackish cinclodes
The blackish cinclodes is a passerine bird of the genus Cinclodes belonging to the ovenbird family Furnariidae. It is native to the southern tip of South America including the Falkland Islands where it is known as the tussac-bird or tussock-bird. It is often very tame and will approach humans closely.
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Blackish cinclodes
Cobb's wren
Cobb's wren
Cobb's wren is a fairly small wren which is endemic to the Falkland Islands. It was formerly classified as a subspecies of the house wren but is now commonly considered to be a separate species due to differences in plumage, voice, ecology and morphology. The scientific and common names commemorate Arthur Cobb, an author from the Falkland Islands.
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Cobb's wren
Southern fin whale
Southern fin whale
The southern fin whale is a subspecies of fin whale that lives in the Southern Ocean. At least one other subspecies of fin whale, the northern fin whale, exists in the northern hemisphere.
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Southern fin whale
Asperoteuthis nesisi
Asperoteuthis nesisi
Asperoteuthis nesisi is a chiroteuthid squid of the genus Asperoteuthis. It is native to the waters off South Georgia and, more generally, the Southwest Atlantic. Asperoteuthis nesisi has a thin mantle and arms, and peculiar integumental tubercles on its head and mantle. The largest arm suckers possess twelve to fourteen sharp, triangular teeth.
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Asperoteuthis nesisi
Leucosyrinx taludana
Leucosyrinx taludana
Leucosyrinx taludana is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Pseudomelatomidae, the turrids and allies.
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Leucosyrinx taludana
Mangelia martensi
Mangelia martensi
Mangelia martensi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Mangeliidae.
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Mangelia martensi