Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Northern Rockhopper Penguin
    • Tristan Penguin
  • Scientific Names
    • Eudyptes moseleyi

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Recent observations

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Observer

briangratwicke

Date

March 20, 2012 07:14 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi

Observer

briangratwicke

Date

March 20, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

July 1, 2006

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sexy crest!!! This is actually a Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi, identified by their more elaborate crests and occurring on the Tristan da Cuhna archipelago (Atlantic) and Amsterdam Island (Indian O.).

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Description from Wikipedia

The Northern Rockhopper Penguin, Eudyptes c. moseleyi, is usually considered a subspecies of rockhopper penguin, although fairly recent studies show evidence of distinction from the Southern Rockhopper Penguin group Eudyptes c. chrysocome/E. c. filholi.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.