Regional Nesting Sites: Sub-Antarctic islands around the Antarctic Polar Front. Colonies on Malvinas Islands represent less than 1% of the world population.
Diet: King Penguin is an excellent diver (diving to a maximum of up to 340 m), feeding principally on squid and myctophid fish.
World breeding population: Estimated at over 2,000,000 pairs.
Conservation Status: Least concern (IUCN, 2008).