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PENGUINS OF THE WORLD
 

There are six penguins belonging to the Eudyptes genus.
These are characterised by the shaggy yellow crest.

FIORDLAND CRESTED PENGUIN
(Eudyptes pachyrhynchus)

 

Part of the set of twelve penguin stamps issued
by New Zealand and Ross Dependency in 2001

The Fiordland Penguin lives on islands off the coast of New Zealand,
 specifically Fiordland, South Westland and Stewart Islands.

Part of the New Zealand definitives issued in 1988


The Fiordland Penguin is a small penguin,
 about 40 cm in height, weighing about 8 kgs.
The penguins breed in caves or under rock overhangs