White-flippered penguin

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White-flippered penguin
White-flippered Penguin -standing on rocks.jpg
White-flippered Penguin
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Sphenisciformes
Family: Spheniscidae
Genus: Eudyptula
Trinomial name
Eudyptula minor albosignata

The white-flippered penguin (Eudyptula minor albosignata) is a subspecies of the little penguin. Their name comes from the unique white edges on their flippers (wings).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Species profile for white-flippered penguin". U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Event occurs at 2009. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 
  2. "White-flippered Penguin". White-flippered Penguin Trust. Event occurs at 2009. Retrieved 8 October 2011.