Eudyptes sclateri (Erect-crested Penguin)

Erect-crested Penguin

Dutch: Grote Kuifpinguin

Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Eudyptes
Species: Eudyptes sclateri

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

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

Length: 121 mm
Length cranium: 55 mm
Width (cranium): 49 mm
Height (cranium): 33 mm
Alternative names: Sclaterpinguin (German), Gorfou huppé (French), Pingüino de Sclater (Spanish)