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Erect-crested Penguin

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Alternate name
Eudyptes sclateri Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
50–70 cm Length
Rocky shoreline, coastal inshore water, pelagic deep water. Breeds New Zealand:- Antipodes Islands, Bounty Island Habitat-Altitude-Range
krill and squid, and some small fish. Food  
3836 - TSN: 174455 World Number
Endangered Status

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Czech: tučňák chocholatý, Tucnák Sclateruv
Danish: Guldtoppet Pingvin
German: Kronenpinguin, Sclaterpinguin, Sclater-Pinguin
English: Big-crested Pengui, Big-crested Penguin, Erect crested Penguin, Erect-crested Peng, Erect-crested Penguin, Sclater's Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino Crestado, Pingüino crestudo, Pingüino de Sclater
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino crestudo
Estonian: kroonpingviin
Finnish: Pystötöyhtöpingviini, pystytöyhtöpingviini
French: Gorfou de Sclater, Gorfou huppé
Hebrew: פינגווין גבה-ציצית
Italian: Eudipte crestato maggiore, Pinguino crestato, Pinguino crestato maggiore
Japanese: mayudachipengin, shure-ta-pengin
Japanese: シュレーターペンギン, マユダチペンギン
Latin: Eudyptes sclateri
Dutch: Grote Kuifpinguïn
Norwegian: Hornpingvin
Polish: pingwin szczotkoczuby
Russian: большой хохлатый пингвин
Slovak: tucniak štetinatý
Swedish: Sclaters tofspingvin
Chinese: 翘眉企鹅
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