Yellow-eyed penguin (1456/2285)

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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.

Common names
Yellow-eyed penguin, hoiho, hoihoi, yellow-crowned penguin
Location
Curio Bay, Southland, New Zealand
Photo ID
9429