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Yellow-eyed Penguin (Megadyptes antipodes) Penguin Place (Yellow-eyed Penguin Conservation Reserve) Dunedin, New Zealand. Photo by Hal Brindley

Yellow-eyed Penguin

(Megadyptes antipodes)

The Yellow-eyed Penguin is one of the rarest penguin species in the world with an estimated global population of less than 6,000. It is only found on the South Island of New Zealand and the sub-antarctic islands immediately to the south.

Photo: Yellow-eyed Penguin Conservation Reserve (Penguin Place), Dunedin, New Zealand