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  Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri)





Erect-crested Penguin | Eudyptes sclateri photo
Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) colony, Anchorage Bay, Antipodes Island, New Zealand

Image by LawrieM - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Erect-crested Penguin | Eudyptes sclateri photo
Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) colony, Anchorage Bay, Antipodes Island, New Zealand.

Image by LawrieM - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

BIRD FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Eudyptes
Species:sclateri
Common Name:Erect-crested Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Rockhopper Penguin (E. chrysocome)
  Macaroni Penguin (E. chrysolophus)
  Fiordland Penguin (E. pachyrhynchus)
  Snares Penguin (E. robustus)
  Royal Penguin (E. schlegeli)