Northern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes moseleyi


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Further resources

IUCN SSC Penguin Specialist Group

BirdLife Community news post on the effects of the 2011 oil spill on the Northern Rockhopper Penguin - 6th Feb 2012

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Eudyptes moseleyi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2021.