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  Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus)

Macaroni Penguin | Eudyptes chrysolophus photo
Macaroni Penguin, Hannah Point, Livingston Island, Antarctic Peninsula

Image by Jerzy Strzelecki - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Macaroni Penguin | Eudyptes chrysolophus photo
Macaroni Penguin, Antarctica

Image by Jerzy Strzelecki - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

MACARONI PENGUIN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Sphenisciformes
Family:Spheniscidae
Genus:Eudyptes
Species:chrysolophus
Common Name:Macaroni Penguin

Relatives in same Genus
  Rockhopper Penguin (E. chrysocome)
  Fiordland Penguin (E. pachyrhynchus)
  Snares Penguin (E. robustus)
  Royal Penguin (E. schlegeli)
  Erect-crested Penguin (E. sclateri)