Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome


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BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Eudyptes chrysocome. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.