Penguins (Spheniscidae)

Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) - HBW 1, p. 157

French: Gorfou huppé German: Sclaterpinguin Spanish: Pingüino de Sclater
Other common names: Big-crested Penguin

Taxonomy: Eudyptes sclateri Buller, 1888, Auckland Islands.
Forms superspecies with E. pachyrhynchus and E. robustus; has been considered race of former. Scientific name E. atratus formerly applied, but now officially suppressed, owing to confusion with E. robustus. Monotypic.

Distribution: Islands to S and SE of New Zealand, with vast majority of population breeding almost exclusively on Bounty and Antipodes Is.

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