Erect-crested Penguin Eudyptes sclateri


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Miskelly, C. M.; Crossland, A. C.; Sagar, P. M.; Saville, I.; Tennyson, A. J. D.; Bell, E. A. 2015. Vagrant and extra-limital bird records accepted by the Birds New Zealand Appraisal Committee 2013-2014. Notornis 62: 85-95.

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Further resources

IUCN SSC Penguin Specialist Group

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Eudyptes sclateri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.