Possible Sphenicus sp. penguin, Evans Bay, Wellington

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Wrybill
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Re: Possible Sphenicus sp. penguin, Evans Bay, Wellington

Postby Wrybill » Sun Jul 17, 2022 5:47 pm

It could be a large little penguin moulting?
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Michael Szabo
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White faced Little Penguin filmed in Oriental Bay

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Sep 24, 2022 3:56 pm

I just saw this video clip of a very white faced Little Penguin filmed in Oriental Bay, Wellington, on 28 April 2022.
Could this be the bird that was filmed in Evans Bay in July which was identified as a possible Sphenicus penguin at the time?

This one was filmed by Sean Gillespie and the clip posted to the 'Whale and Dolphin Watch - Wellington' Facebook group.

Here is the link to the video clip: https://www.facebook.com/seandg/videos/ ... 0725311866
'New Zealand Birders' Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/857726274293085

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