Kōrero: Penguins

Fiordland crested penguins

Fiordland crested penguins

In the rainforests of south-west New Zealand, Fiordland crested penguins have opted to breed during the winter, a trait they share with emperor penguins. Why they should find July romances so attractive is a mystery. They build their nests in sheltered sites amongst vegetation or large boulders.

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Lloyd Spencer Davis, 'Penguins - The crested penguins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6409/fiordland-crested-penguins (accessed 22 August 2019)

Story by Lloyd Spencer Davis, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 11 Jul 2016