WoRMS taxon details

Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781)

212657  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212657)

accepted
Species
Eudyptes chrysocome chrysocome (Forster, 1781)· accepted, alternate representation
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 66-76 cm. Plumage: adult with head, throat, back, wings, tail and undertail coverts black, breast and belly white....  
Description Length: 66-76 cm. Plumage: adult with head, throat, back, wings, tail and undertail coverts black, breast and belly white. Yellow line above eye not meeting on forehead, but ending in long, pale yellow plumes behind each eye. Immature with a line of cream feathers above eye and replacing plumes behind eye. Bare parts: iris red; bill pink to orange-red; feet dull pink with darker webs and black soles. [details]
WoRMS (2018). Eudyptes chrysocome (Forster, 1781). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212657 on 2018-12-13
Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z
changed
2009-06-23 10:03:15Z
checked
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
changed

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basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Category Vagrant [details]

Description Length: 66-76 cm. Plumage: adult with head, throat, back, wings, tail and undertail coverts black, breast and belly white. Yellow line above eye not meeting on forehead, but ending in long, pale yellow plumes behind each eye. Immature with a line of cream feathers above eye and replacing plumes behind eye. Bare parts: iris red; bill pink to orange-red; feet dull pink with darker webs and black soles. [details]

IUCN Red List Category Vulnerable [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch rotspingu├»n  [details]
English western rockhopper penguinrockhopper penguin  [details]
French gorfou sauteur  [details]
German Felsenpinguin  [details]
Turkish kayalik pengueni  [details]