Erect-crested penguins (Falkland Islands)

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 12:09

On Pebble Island, one of the Falkland Islands, one occasionally encounters "immigrants" - including theErect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri), which is actually at home on the New Zealand Bounty Islands and the Antipode Islands. It belongs to the genus of crested penguins.

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Picture 1: Erect-crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) on Pebble Island

 

Picture 2: Erect-crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) on Pebble Island

 

Picture 3: Erect-crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) on Pebble Island