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Royal Penguin Eudyptes schlegeli

Described by: Finsch (1876)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Eudyptes chrysolophus schlegeli


Macquarie Island, Australia - Mar 2, 2003 © Nancy Bell 
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Macquarie and adjacent is.;
Restricted range;
Macquarie Is. and Bishop and Clerk Islets, wandering to Campbell Is. and occasionally to s. New Zealand (South Island, Otago). Pale-faced birds have been observed at the following locations: occasionally at Heard and Kerguelen Is. with small numbers breeding in colonies of Macaroni Penguins at Marion and Crozet Is. (Cochons and Possession Is.). These latter birds may be aberrant Macaroni Penguins rather than vagrant members of this species.
Winter range is poorly known.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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