Erect-Crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri)
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The erect-crested penguin, a New Zealand endemic, breeds primarily on the Bounty Islands and Antipodes Islands, located respectively, approximately 437 mi (700 km) and 543 mi (870 km) southeast of the South Island of New Zealand (NZ DODC 2006, pp. 27, 30). The Bounty Islands consist of eight islands with a total area of 0.5 mi2 (1.3 km2). The Antipodes Islands have two main islands and some minor islands. The largest is Antipodes Island, consisting of 23 mi2 (60 km2), and the second island, Bollons, consists of 0.77 mi2 (2 km2). Erect-crested penguins nest in large, dense, conspicuous colonies, numbering thousands of pairs, on rocky terrain (BirdLife International 2007, p. 3). Winter distribution at sea is largely unknown.
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