Snares Penguin

Snares Penguin
(Eudyptes robustus)


Family – Spheniscidae – all penguins are in this family
Genus – Eudyptes – all crested penguins are this genus – (Fiordland penguin, Snares penguin, Erect-crested penguin, Eastern rockhopper penguin, Western rockhopper penguin, Northern rockhopper penguinRoyal penguin, Macaroni penguin)
Species – E. robustus
Size – 19-27 inches tall
Weight – 5-9 pounds
Diet – Krill, squid, and fish
Conservation Status – Vulnerable



Snares Islands covered by Snares Crested Penguins

Snares Crested Penguin

*Feature Image Up Top by lin padgham on Flickr. So cute! *

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