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Macaroni penguin (Eudyptes chrysolopus)Tundra Travel

This beautiful penguin has characteristic orange tassels meeting between the eyes that distinguishes this species form its relative which is slightly smaller, the rock hopper penguin.

 

The size of the species is 71cm, and weight 3.1 - 6.6kg.

 

Female averages smaller and lighter, and averages smaller in bill lenght and overall mass.

 

Chicks are uniform brownish-grey above and whitish below.

 

We should be able to make sightings at: Hanna Point.

 

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