ROCKHOPPER PENGUIN

(Eudyptes chrysocome)

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Roberts VI / VII 4 / 475
Clements 2000 7.0090
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
7-9

 

A smallish penguin (55 cm to 60 cm) which is generally resident in the Antarctic and on sub-Antarctic islands and is a vagrant to South African waters. It is a typical penguin foraging on crustaceans and squid at sea. A tame penguin.

 

List of Stamps showing Rockhopper Penguin

Country SG Michel Year Value
Argentine 1858a 1666 1983 2p
Cambodia 2160   2000 1000r
Falklands 0199  0129 1960 5d
Falklands 0298  0224 1974 5p
Falklands 0532  0453 1986 10p
Falklands 0533  0454 1986 24p
Falklands 0534  0455 1986 29p
Falklands 0535  0456 1986 58p
Falklands 0751  0658 1995 35p
Falklands     2002 36p
Falklands 0985   2004 20p
Falklands 0986   2004 24p
Falklands 0987   2004 50p
Falklands 0988   2004 1
French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0004 0002 1956 50c
French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0005 0003 1956 1f
French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0167 0167 1982 8f
French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0185 0185 1984 70c
French Southern & Antarctic Territories 0186 0186 1984 2f
New Zealand     2001 40c
St Vincent 3666 3957 1997 $1.10
Tanzania     1999 150s
Tristan da Cunha 0016 0016 1954 1d
Tristan da Cunha 0168 0172 1972 50p
Tristan da Cunha 0188  0191 1974 2p
Tristan da Cunha 0189 0192 1974 5p
Tristan da Cunha 0190 0193 1974 7p
Tristan da Cunha 0191 0194 1974 25p
Tristan da Cunha 0192m Bl 2 1974 35p
Tristan da Cunha 0430 0425 1987 10p
Tristan da Cunha 0431 0426 1987 20p
Tristan da Cunha 0432 0427 1987 30p
Tristan da Cunha 0433 0428 1987 50p
Tristan da Cunha 0818   2005 50p
Tristan da Cunha 0844   2005 5