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Erect-crested Penguin

Dutch: Grote Kuifpinguin
Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Eudyptes
Species: Eudyptes sclateri


20 mm
Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) skull, side view
Erect-crested Penguin skull
Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) skull, top view
Erect-crested Penguin skull, top view
Erect-crested Penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) skull, bottom view
Erect-crested Penguin skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Female bird, ramphotheca absent. Many thanks to the Royal Belgian institute of natural sciences, Brussels, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Length: 121 mm
Length cranium: 55 mm
Width (cranium): 49 mm
Height (cranium): 33 mm
Length bill: 66 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 1.83

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