Yellow-eyed penguin (1746/2575)

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Yellow-eyed penguins usually come ashore on sandy beaches, but at this site they cross rough rocks to reach the shrubby vegetation where they breed.

Scientific name
Megadyptes antipodes
Common names
Yellow-eyed penguin, hoiho, hoihoi, yellow-crowned penguin
Curio Bay, Southland, New Zealand
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