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Taken 6-Oct-09
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Keywords:Fiordland Crested Penguin, Knights Point, Location, New Zealand, New Zealand wildlife, Westland, Wildlife, penguin, seabird
Photo Info

Dimensions2912 x 4368
Original file size9.96 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken6-Oct-09 08:56
Date modified17-Oct-11 22:07
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D
Focal length200 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/6 at f/2.8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modeUnknown
Fiordland Crested Penguin 5

Fiordland Crested Penguin 5

The Fiordland Crested Penguin (Eudyptes pachyrhynchus), also known as Tawaki (Maori), is a species of crested penguin from New Zealand. It breeds along the Fiordland coast and its outlying islands as well as on Stewart Island/Rakiura. The most timid of the crested penguins, the Fiordland crested penguin stands about 40cm and weighs around 4kg. They breed in the rainforests along the rugged coastline of New Zealand's Fiordland and Stewart Island, nesting individually, or in loose colonies, close to the coast. Nest sites are in caves, under overhangs, at the base of trees or in dense vegetation.