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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Gentoo penguin Pygoscelis papua

Observer

ctnash

Date

November 8, 2011 11:48 AM CLST

Description

Several seen on beach / foreshore.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Magellanic Penguin Spheniscus magellanicus

Observer

ctnash

Date

November 8, 2011 11:37 AM CLST

Description

Dozens on nesting beach / foreshore. Adults, burrows, older young.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

King penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus

Observer

ctnash

Date

November 8, 2011 11:32 AM CLST

Description

Hundreds on nesting beach. Adults, newly hatched and moulting juveniles.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Snares Penguin Eudyptes robustus

Observer

sarah_richardson

Date

December 6, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Abundant in the water, on the shore and inland.

This taken a short distance from the huts heading north.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Yellow Eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

March 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow Eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shane_orchard

Date

March 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Yellow Eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shaneo

Date

March 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow Eyed Penguin Megadyptes antipodes

Observer

shaneo

Date

March 3, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nga-motu

Date

November 29, 2012

Place

Taranaki (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nga-motu

Date

January 1, 2006

Place

Taranaki (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nga-motu

Date

March 17, 2010

Place

Taranaki (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

nga-motu

Date

October 13, 2011

Place

Taranaki (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

Penguins (order Sphenisciformes, family Spheniscidae) are a group of aquatic, flightless birds living almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, especially in Antarctica. Highly adapted for life in the water, penguins have countershaded dark and white plumage, and their wings have evolved into flippers. Most penguins feed on krill, fish, squid and other forms of sealife caught while swimming underwater. They spend about half of their lives on land and half in the oceans.

No range data available.