Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

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Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby sav » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:57 pm

Hi all,

I've just received a (rather poor) photo of a crested penguin sp at Kaikoura today. I think it is probably a Snares CP, but can't be sure. I'd say it is either a Snares or an Erect-crested.

The bird was found by the Pier Hotel, by unknown people.

I might get some better photos later.

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Re: Snares ?? crested penguin at Kaikoura

Postby Michael Szabo » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:50 pm

This photo was posted on the New Zealand Birders Facebook group a short time ago by Jesse Golden:

https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5948D0DD
'New Zealand Birders' Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/857726274293085/
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Re: Snares ?? crested penguin at Kaikoura

Postby Colin Miskelly » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:11 pm

Hi all

This is a juvenile erect-crested penguin. But is it the same bird?

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Re: Snares ?? crested penguin at Kaikoura

Postby sav » Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:21 pm

Yes, it is the same bird. Gazza has just sent more and better pics..

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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby Jan » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:58 am

Nice, looks very healthy specimen - ie. fat.
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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby sav » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:12 am

The bird is still present this morning.
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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby Lindsay Rowe » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:56 pm

Have just got photos of the bird this morning. My punt is a juvenile erect crested penguin, but...............
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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby rowey » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:32 pm

Nice to see you actually seeing something different for a change Dad. Thats at least 2 up on me this year. Even worked out the technlogy for posting photos. :D :D Keep it there for me.
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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby Jan » Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:36 am

I can't resist saying that it looks like Dad has glued it to the rock in the 2nd pic!
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Re: Erect-crested Penguin at Kaikoura

Postby sgalla32 » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:05 am

Kia ora! I'm interested in chasing this bird during the weekend. Any recommendations for where/when to find it?

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