Megadyptes

Megadyptes

see penguin.
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Intraspecific variation of incubation periods in Yellow-eyed Penguins Megadyptes antipodes: testing the influence of age, laying date and egg size.
The Sandy Bay prehistoric assemblages include 124 birds, by MNI, of which the top five taxa (MNI, per cent) are white-chinned petrel, Procellaria aequinoctinialis (28, 23), sooty shearwater, Puffinus griseus (26, 21), Auckland Island shag, Leucocarbo colensoi (19, 15), southern royal albatross, Diornedea epomophora (12, 10), and yellow-eyed penguin, Megadyptes antipodes (9, 7.
The data also suggest a previously unrecognized pairing between the Eudyptes genus, which includes the macaroni and rockhopper penguins, and the Megadyptes genus, whose sole species is the rare yellow-eyed penguin of New Zealand.