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Erect-crested Penguin

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

Images

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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)


Information:
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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