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