There are six penguins belonging to the Eudyptes genus.
These are characterised by the shaggy yellow crest.
One of the set of twelve penguin stamps issued
jointly by New Zealand and Ross Dependency in 2001
The Snares Penguin only breeds on Snares Island, south of New
It is a medium sized penguin, standing 60 cm tall and weighing 3 to 4 kgs
The breeding population is estimated to be around 20 000
First Day Cover from the set of stamps
illustrating Antarctic Fauna,
issued by the Soviet Union in 1978.