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Macaroni Penguin

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Gorfou doré Alternate name
Eudyptes chrysolophus Scientific name
Ciconiiformes Order
Spheniscidae Family
70cm               Length
Rocky shoreline, below 200 m, inshore water, continental shelf water & deep water. Breeds:- Falkland Islands South Georgia Island, Chile, Bouvet Island, French Southern Territories, Heard Island, McDonald Islands, South Africa:- Prince Edward Islands, Marion Island Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs but only one hatches. Clutch
Small krill & oher crustaceans. Food  
3837 - TSN: 174452 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Afrikaans: Langkuifpikkewyn, Macaronipikkewyn
Czech: Tucnák žlutorohı, tučňák žlutorohı
Danish: Guldlokket Pingvin
German: Goldschopf pinguin, Goldschopfpinguin, Macaroni pinguin
English: Macaroni Penguin
Spanish: Pingüino de Penacho Anaranjado, Pingüino frente dorada, Pingüino macaroni, Pingüino Macarrones
Spanish (Argentine): Pingüino frente dorada
Spanish (Uruguay): Pingüino Frente Dorada
Estonian: tuttpingviin
Finnish: Kultatöyhtöpingviini
French: Gorfou doré, Gorfou macaroni
Irish: Piongain mhacarónach
Hebrew: פינגווין זהוב-ציצית
Italian: Eudipte ciuffodorato, Pinguino fronte dorata, Pinguino macaroni
Japanese: makaronipengin
Japanese: マカロニペンギン
Latin: Eudyptes chrysolophus
Lithuanian: Auksaplaukis pingvinas
Dutch: Macaronipinguïn, Macaroni-pinguïn
Norwegian: Gulltoppingvin, Gultopp-pingvin
Polish: pingwin zlotoczuby, Pingwin złotoczuby, Skocz złotoczuby
Portuguese: Pinguim-de-testa-amarela, pingüim-de-testa-amarela, Pinguim-de-tufos-dourados
Portuguese (Brazil): pinguim-de-testa-amarela, Pingüim-de-testa-amarela
Russian: Золотоволосый пингвин
Slovak: tucniak vlasatı
Swedish: Macaronipingvin
Chinese: 长眉企鹅
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