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Southern Rockhopper Penguin Eudyptes chrysocome



References

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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Eudyptes chrysocome. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2019.